C.Vijayakumar (aka CVK or Vijay) is the Chief Operating Officer of HCL Technologies, a US$ 6.2 billion global IT services company. He is also on the Board of Directors of HCL America Inc.
Vijay joined HCL Technologies in 1994 as part of the founding start-up team at HCL Comnet and has been instrumental in pioneering the Remote Infrastructure Management (RIM) proposition which has become a hallmark in the industry. Infrastructure Services business has been a significant growth engine for HCL Technologies for past many years and now contributes to close to 40% of the company’s total revenues and serves over 300+ Global corporations. As a key contributor in this journey, Vijay has held several Technology, Business & Operational leadership positions in this business, leading up to being the President of Global Infrastructure Services.
Vijay is currently chartered with taking HCL Tech’s core businesses to a new level, given the clear inflection points in the industry - with the nexus of forces of As-a-Service/ Cloud/ Software Defined/ Digital and hyper connected ecosystems where technology is at the core of the 21st Century Enterprises.
Vijay is known for his leadership style and deep connect with the teams and customers, which has been commended in the business bestseller ‘Blueprint to a billion: 7 essentials to achieve exponential growth’ as part of a case-study on HCLT authored by renowned management guru David G. Thomson.
Vijay holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from P.S.G. College of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India and is based in the US.