Srini Pappula is a Chief Scientist and Global Head of Digital Farming Initiatives Group in Tata Consultancy Services. He has over 28 years of experience. He is a Senior Member of IEEE and the Association of Computing Machinery (ACM). He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Prior to joining TCS, he worked as a Senior Product Leader and General Manager at Intel Corp. in California, leading teams working on high-end microprocessors and graphics chipsets. He was also the Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Sucessful startups in the Wireless Security space in the Silicon Valley. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology and advanced degrees in Computer Science and Management from the University of Texas and University of California, respectively.