Mr. Ramalingam, 60, who currently serves as a Senior Advisor at Boston Consulting Group and who is the President and Owner of his own consulting firm, brings over 30 years of operational leadership experience and global expertise in areas including information technology and internet software. He has previously served in various leadership roles at Amazon.com, Inc., including as Global Vice President of the e-commerce Platform Group, which included ownership of the Chief Information Officer and CISO Functions. Mr. Ramalingam also spent six years at EMC Corporation, including as Vice President, Products and Operations of EMC's SaaS/Cloud business, where he was responsible for R&D, product and program management, financing, and technical and business operations from conception to launch. He spent the earlier part of his career in various information management and technology roles including as Chief Technology Officer, Head of Research and Development and Technical Operations, FreeBorders, Inc., and Global Development Manager, Storage Area Network Software Development and IBM Storage Systems Division, SAN Strategy Leadership, International Business Machines Corporation.
Mr. Ramalingam received a Bachelor of Technology from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, an MBA in General Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore, and received an Executive Education at Stanford University Graduate School of Business.