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Balaji Ramanujam

CIO and SVP for Products, ASI Government

Balaji Ramanujam is Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Senior Vice President of the Products Division for ASI Government. An accomplished IT and business executive focused on driving value through IT innovation, Balaji has 20 years of experience in cost structuring, enterprise optimization, IT architecture, and change management. 

Mr.Ramanujam's particular focus is the alignment of IT with business strategy to maximize efficiencies and cost savings. He has delivered technology solutions across a broad spectrum of clients, including federal agencies, telecom, healthcare, finance, and media. 

Prior to joining ASI, Mr. Ramanujam served as Partner at The Garuttman Group, an IT and general consultancy firm that he co-founded. There, he led IT transformation and auditing activities and focused on business strategy, supply chain management architecture, Web development, analytics, product development and sales. He also created business-to-business, e-commerce and intercontinental logistics solutions. Previously, Mr. Ramanujam served in IT positions, including leading CIO services at Customer Value Partners, Prematics, Convergys Corporation, Seta (Apptis), Ushacomm and Accord. 

A published author and a sought-after industry speaker, Mr. Ramanujam received his Bachelor's in Computer Science and Engineering from the University of Mysore and Master of Science in Management of IT from the University of Virginia.

Latest from Balaji Ramanujam

Challenges in Technology While I see data sets everywhere, I don’t see them connected to or aligned with an organization’s value chain to provide timely insight for decision making (what many allude to as “strategy”). In my industry, the need is to get clean data sets on federal spending, corroborate that with other predictive data and provide...
If there’s anything safe about cyber security, then it would be my statement that there is wider media coverage about external threats and system hacks – think Russia and a host of other accused countries and foreign interests– than reports on insider threats. This leaves most of us imagining that there is more external threat activity than there are...