N. Ganapathy Subramaniam
Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director
N. Ganapathy Subramaniam (NGS) is the Chief Operating Officer (COO) of TCS since February 2017. He is also an Additional Director and Chairman of Tata Elxsi Limited since November, 2014.
Prior to taking over the COO’s role he served as the Executive Vice President and Head of TCS Financial Solutions, a strategic business unit of TCS. In that role, he was responsible for steering the non-linear growth strategies, Products and Platform businesses of TCS for over five years.
He has held many key leadership positions in TCS across Client Delivery, Business Development, integration of businesses and Product Development. As head of Banking and Financial Services practice for TCS for close to five years, he was instrumental in consolidating TCS’s knowledge base, calibrating domain centric offerings, creating opportunities and laid the foundation for its verticalization.
In steering TCS Financial Solutions, he led the company’s efforts in launching a suite of products for Banking, Capital Markets and Insurance domains - TCS BaNCS, many of which have become world class solutions used by major financial institutions globally.
He has been a part of TCS and the Indian IT Industry for the past 35 years. He has played a strategic role in several landmark projects that TCS undertook across geographies. He has in-depth knowledge on technology trends and systems policies of leading corporations. As a thought leader, he has spoken in global conferences and actively interacts and shapes opinion among industry analysts.
NGS joined TCS in 1982 after completing his Masters in Mathematics from University of Madras and has had the benefit of attending various training programs including the Executive program for Growing Companies at Stanford University.
Born in 1959, NGS lives with his wife Shobana and two sons in Bangalore. An avid reader and keen supporter of community initiatives, NGS enjoys classical music, long walks and Nature.