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Karan Puri

Corporate VP and Head of Commercial and Consumer Services, HCL Technologies

Karan is Corporate Vice President at HCL Technologies, responsible for the strategy, execution and business results across applications management services, systems integration, digital design and process transformation. He has been leading businesses across major industries, such as Healthcare, Life Sciences, Telecom, Hi-tech & Manufacturing, Transportation & Logistics, Hospitality, Media & Entertainment, Retail & CPG, and Oil, Gas & Utilities.

Prior to HCL Technologies Karan's entrepreneurial flair helped found IT&T in 1990, starting up its subsidiaries, and taking it public in the year 2000.  Under his leadership, IT&T was amongst India's top 250 wealth creators.  In 2003, iGate Corp., a NASDAQ listed IT Services company, bought an arm of IT&T's business.  Karan joined iGate as their EVP to manage and lead their global Infrastructure Services and BPO/Contact Center business.

He has over two decades of international entrepreneurial and technology management experience.

He holds a Bachelor's Degree in Natural Sciences and a Postgraduate Degree in Management, specializing in both Marketing and Finance.

rmation Management (SIM), the US Secret Service - CECTF.  Andy is on the Advisory Board for  Accellion, LexisNexis CIO Advisory Board,  and the Illinois CIO Exchange (ICE).  Additionally, Andy is on the Strategic Advisory Board for eSentio, HP Autonomy, Litera, and Traveling Coaches.  He also is the Chairman of the National Legal Special Interest Group for InfraGard - a civilian member in the homeland security effort coordinated by the FBI.  

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