Vasu has over 20 years of experience in the IT industry and has headed multiple projects and product development efforts. Recently, Vasu headed the Technology Excellence Group (TEG) for the Manufacturing Vertical in Tata Consultancy Services where he successfully scaled up and ran Technology Centers of Excellence for Microsoft, Java, Mainframe platforms and EAI, eCommerce and User Experience practices. TEG provides technology leadership and consulting to accounts and projects of several Fortune 500 manufacturing customers of TCS. Prior to TCS, Vasu headed product and solution development in Value Chain where he oversaw the design, development and implementation of several products and solutions for the publishing industry. Vasu has also a headed software development center that had clients in Europe, US and India and has been in the Silicon Valley in the US for about 5 years, and was part of technology start-ups during that period. Vasu holds a bachelors degree in engineering from National Institute of Technology, Karnataka, Suratkal and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.