Shekhar Guha is Head of Intellectual Property Core Services for Tata Consultancy Services (TCS). He is responsible for promoting the IP Lifecycle phases of IP Creation, IP Protection, IP Assetization, and IP Commercialization across the organization through well-defined stages of Strategizing, Operationalizing, Institutionalizing and Industrializing of the above lifecycle phases. Mr. Guha has been a prolific speaker at many prestigious global IP forums and conventions and has authored multiple publications on various aspects of IP Management. He has been instrumental in exercising IP thought leadership across the organization and in the global ecosystem. Prior to this role Mr. Guha was P&L owner for large accounts, customers and geographies that included delivery and sales ownership. Mr. Guha also has vast expertise in data management and business intelligence. He has a Bachelor’s degree in Instrumentation and Electronics as well as in Mathematics from Jadavpur University, Kolkata.