Mani Nagasundaram is a Senior Vice President and leads the Global Solutions Team for Financial Services in HCL. A veteran of over 14 years with HCL, he has held a number of positions over the years at HCL.
In his current role, Mani is responsible for building and developing unique solutions for financial services clients across the globe. His focus has been on building propositions and capabilities for HCL around Legacy Modernization, Migration of Applications to Cloud, Modern Application Development, Application Enhancement and Digital Applications across the financial services portfolio. He is also responsible for driving key tech innovation and an agenda of client-focused partnerships across the division, through the creation of Co-Innovation Labs with key customers.
Prior to his current role, Mani managed the relationship with one of HCL’s largest customers, globally growing the business multi-fold over an eight-year period. He has successfully managed the creation and operationalizing of shared services utilities for application management and testing on a larger scale for this customer, in addition to building a portfolio of businesses comprising modern and digital applications. He is widely credited in designing HCL’s key propositions for financial services firms, bringing in his knowledge and experience of the business to diagnose and address technological solutions to trade issues. Mani strongly believes that customer-centricity should be at the very heart of every company’s business models – impacting every strategic decision and every technology deployment blueprint. He has implemented the same within HCL, often using his position to champion for greater customer involvement and business focus on everyday tech development.
As a senior business technology leader, Mani is often invited to speak about IT services and the changing face of technology in today’s world. He has spoken in multiple fintech conferences around the world including Innovate Finance, InsureTech Rising and the Netherlands India Business Meet. Mani has a background in financial services, having worked with a large hedge fund prior to joining HCL. Based in London, he is an engineer and has an MBA from INSEAD in France. Mani is a social media enthusiast, and tweets under the handle Mani_ns.