L N Sundarrajan,Director Technology & Strategy

sundarrajanMr. Sundarrajan, (popularly known as LNS) has close to 29 years of experience in the IT industry. He has worked in reputed organizations such as Nelco (A TATA Enterprise), Hindustan Unilever Limited, SHV Energy India Ltd, Aditya Birla Group and Holcim. 

At Aditya Birla Group (a 36 Billion USD large conglomerate) he was Head, Corporate IT.  In this role he transformed the way IT is used for business benefits. He was instrumental in setting up their IT shared services, the AVBIH network connecting all its plants and locations across the globe. Rolled out peoplesoft across the group (one of the largest peoplesoft implementation in an enterprise) In addition to this he has enabled the roll out of SAP and other ERP solutions across the group, culminating into single instance of these solutions for global users. Eventually he joined Holcim a Swiss Major in cement, he was heading their IT shared services organization. 

His interests are driving organizational change through IT and innovation, simplifying things and thinking unconventionally and focusing on flawless execution. A strong believer in change management and people involvement in the transformational journey with a strong BUSINESS IT governance structure, he always involved people in this journey by setting up key/super users, sustained them by selling these concepts at the board level. 

A thought leader in the IT arena, he has won several awards and accolades, few of them worth mentioning are the CTO of the Year award, The Chairman’s Exceptional Contributor award, The NASSCOM Economic times BEST IT USER Award, across all categories, The SAP ACE Excellence award. He has also been instrumental in other functions winning accolades and awards.