About Us

The increased complexity in IT and the constant shift in business requirements demand a new way of managing the IT environment. Digitate leverages artificial intelligence to intelligently manage and automate your IT infrastructure.

ignio™ is a cognitive automation solution that enables smarter and faster decision making, allowing enterprises to predict problems.

Digitate, a Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) venture, was founded in 2015.

Executive Team

Abhijit Deshpande

Head of Product Specialist Group

Abhijit has been instrumental in customer acquisition for ignio since its launch, working with a global team to identify areas where the solution can make an impact on IT operations, demonstrate its capabilities, create custom solutions, and define effective business use cases. Abhijit has 17 years of experience in sales, presales, and solutions for products and services across many industries. Before joining Digitate, Abhijit was part of the TCS Strategic Solutions group responsible for large and strategic IT services deals.

Akhilesh Tripathi

Chief Commercial Officer

Akhilesh is responsible for ignio, Cloud Plus, and TCS Platform solutions. Prior to his current role, Akhilesh served as Head of Canada for TCS, in which capacity he established and quickly grew the Canadian entity to a top 10 IT services company in its market. His 20-year career with TCS has also included serving as Head of Enterprise Solutions and Technology Practices for TCS in North America, playing leadership roles in the management of strategic alliances with software vendors, and participating on the advisory councils of several strategic vendor partners.

Arunava Bag

Digitate Regional CTO

Arunava has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry across consulting, technology practice management, pre-sales, solutions and delivery management. He has been instrumental in architecting and engineering large and complex IT systems across multiple industry verticals and geographies around the world.

Ashwini Venkatachalam

Global Head of Customer Success

Ashwini is responsible for ensuring customer success and satisfaction globally. Prior to this role, she developed and facilitated annual strategic planning process at Digitate and has 10+ years of experience in strategy, product management and engineering leadership roles. Ashwini holds an MBA from Kellogg school of Management and B.S in chemical engineering from University of Michigan.​

Atul Gupta

Global Head of Alliances, Digitate

Atul Gupta is Global Head of Alliances at Digitate, where he is responsible for accelerating global partnerships with a strong focus on driving joint go-to-market relationships. Prior to this role, Atul managed key strategic alliances for TCS and was instrumental in creating the framework of a 360-degree partnership. In addition to setting up several practice areas and new business lines, he was instrumental in closing several multi-million dollar deals for TCS.

With over 20 years’ of industry experience, he is also actively involved in volunteering and non-profit organizations supporting education and children.

Atul holds a Bachelor of Engineering in mechanical engineering from Mysore University, Master of Science in IP & management from BITS Pilani and certification from Stanford in Leadership Management.

Harish Iyer

Head of Product Engineering

Harish has more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry across diverse roles including architecture and design, delivery management, relationship management, presales and solutioning; and has been instrumental in architecting and engineering large IT systems for a varied set of enterprises across various domains such as Insurance, Financial Services, Government, Airlines, Travel Management, Utilities and a Project Management startup.

Dr. Harrick M. Vin

Global Head

Dr. Harrick Vin is the Global Head of Digitate. His previous roles at TCS included Chief Scientist of the Tata Research Development and Design Centre (TRDDC), and Global Head for Innovation and Transformation for IT Infrastructure Services. Prior to joining TCS, Harrick spent 15 years as a Professor of Computer Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin, where he founded the Distributed Multimedia Computing Laboratory and co-founded the Laboratory for Advanced Systems Research. In his 20-year career developing novel computing solutions, Harrick has authored more than 150 papers in leading international journals and conferences and garnered various industry and academic awards.

Rahul Kelkar

Head of Product Management

Rahul brings to this position more than 20 years of deep IT experience working as a transformation architect for large IT transformation programs at Digitate, TCS, and Fujitsu-Siemens Computer, Inc. His professional areas of interest span software testing, grid computing, software streaming, autonomous computing, automation, and analytics.

Rajiv Nayan

Head of Sales for North America, Digitate

Rajiv Nayan is Head of Sales for ignio™ for the North America region, where he is responsible for driving sales and market development.

In an accomplished career spanning nearly two decades in the IT services industry, Rajiv has played sales and delivery roles in organizations including Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), and IBM. Most recently, Rajiv held responsibility for business development across key industry verticals for TCS Canada.

Rajiv is an active investor in startups as well as a digital content creator for social causes. He is a director of the International Film Festival of South Asia at Toronto and produced the National (India) Award-winning film “Mithila Makhaan.”

Rajiv holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree in mechanical engineering from Delhi College of Engineering and an MBA with specialization in finance and strategy from Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto.

Laxminarayan (Lax) Venkataraman

Head of Professional Services

Lax defines the implementation approach and methodology for ignio, and built and trained a team of consultants around it. Prior to his current role, he was instrumental in building the engineering team for the ignio product organization. Lax has more than 23 years of IT industry experience, managing the delivery of diverse technologies across multiple industry verticals and customer geographies around the world.

Venkata Sai Narayana Murty Jayanti

Regional CTO, Digitate

Jayanti is the CTO of Digitate for the Americas Region.  In this role he is responsible for working with Digitate customers and prospects to define and realize their AIOps and Automation journey. He also closely works with the internal teams on product strategy and management.

An experienced IT leader with nearly two decades of industry experience, Jayanti previously worked as the Global Head of Strategic Accounts for the company’s ignio™ and Cloud Plus™ platforms.

Jayanti’s key areas of interest include automation, analytics, high-performance computing, systems architecture and design, modeling, and optimization for large IT systems.

Jayanti holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from National Institute of Technology, Warangal in India.