Purushothama (Puru) Shenoy
Puru is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of IBM Singapore and leads IBM Technology Sales technical sales team in IBM Singapore. He is highly regarded as an experienced technical leader especially in the strategic areas of Cloud, Data & AI solutions with over 20+ years of IT experience and having held various leadership roles across India and ASEAN markets. He is an IBM Certified Senior Architect and Open Group Master Certified IT Architect.
In his current role, Puru employs his industry skills across Banking & Financial Services , Public sector and telecommunication industry domains to lead cross business unit technical sales teams to provide practical solutions to address client’s complex business challenges using IBM’s industry solutions, frameworks, software and services.
Puru has been recognized by Former President of India Dr APJ Abdul Kalam and Former IBM CEO Sam Palmisano, for his technical contribution for an open source architecture for disaster management system. Puru has also received numerous awards and recognitions including “Outstanding Technical Achievement Award for Delivering Client Value”.
Puru holds a patent and is a published author of IBM Red Paper on “Building Telecom Web Services: Back-end Implementations for Network Integration”.