Krishnakumar Natarajan co-founded Mindtree in 1999 and has played key roles in building its innovative approach to delivering IT services and solutions to Global 2000 enterprises. As Executive Chairman he led it to $1B in revenue with market cap of over $2.5B. His key skill is to help enterprises navigate digital transformation, enhance customer experiences, and deliver Industry leading growth.
A 40-year IT industry veteran, Krishnakumar served as Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM), where he worked to strengthen the Indian IT industry to build a globally competitive ecosystem. He now serves as the Chairman of NASSCOM Foundation.
Krishnakumar has a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the College of Engineering, Chennai, India, and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the Xavier Institute, Jamshedpur, India. He and his wife, Akila, help high-potential rural girls attain professional qualifications and help senior citizens age gracefully through the efforts of Mela, their personal foundation.