Archana Ramakrishnan leads Business Development for Conduent Labs India. Her focus is to accelerate the commercialization of research assets from the Labs and create business opportunities for Conduent. In her current role, she looks at identifying market and technology trends, articulating value propositions and outlining business models for the innovation portfolio at the Conduent Labs India. She brings her extensive experience in the technology industry to define go-to-market strategies and drive engagements with Conduent businesses and early clients to nurture and mature the research solutions. Archana believes that a strong collaboration with ecosystem partners can help enterprises harness and augment their innovation potential. At Conduent Labs India, she is helping build a strong open innovation strategy to connect with industries, start-ups and academia to shape the research agenda and define new products and services for Conduent.
Before joining Conduent, Archana was heading partnership development for RangDe.org, a social enterprise, aiming to provide crowd sourced microcredit support for small scale rural entrepreneurs. Prior to this, she has worked with several technology majors including i2 Technologies, Infosys and Capgemini where her responsibilities included solution architecting, project management and delivery.
Archana has an MBA from Narsee Monjee Institutue of Management Studies, Bangalore and holds an undergraduate degree in management from BITS, Pilani. When not spending her time following disruptive business models and new technologies, Archana likes to spend time gardening and reading fiction.
Contact: • Email: archana [dot] ramakrishnan [at] conduent [dot] com •
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