Chandrashekar KakalSenior Vice President
Head of Global Delivery
Member, Executive Council
Chandrashekar Kakal is Head of Global Delivery. He is responsible for application development, maintenance, testing, and infrastructure management services worldwide. As a Senior Vice President, Mr. Kakal oversees an organization comprising 92,000 employees serving clients across all vertical industries from a global network of delivery centers.
Since joining the Infosys Enterprise Solutions in 1999, Mr. Kakal has played a key role in the company’s entry into the package implementation and related services market. In 2004, he was appointed Global Head of Enterprise Solutions which grew to account for more than 25 percent of the company’s total service revenues under his leadership. This unit was recognized as an industry leader in the sector by top analyst firms.
Mr. Kakal was also instrumental in setting up the Hyderabad Development Center (DC) in 2000. He has been a leader in establishing strong partnerships with SAP, Oracle, Sterling Commerce, TIBCO, and other enterprise solutions vendors.
In 2010 he was listed as one of the Top 25 consultants in the world for excellence in technology consulting.
Mr. Kakal holds a Master of Business Administration degree in International Business from the Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok and a Mechanical Engineering degree from Bangalore University. He also holds a graduate diploma in Materials Management from Indian Institute of Materials Management.