speaker bio

Murali Lakshminarasimhan

Associate VP and Head of Communications Vertical Solutions

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, the USA​

Murali Lakshminarasimhan is a career telecom professional with over three decades of distinguished experience in the Telecom Service Provider and Information Technology industries. He has graduate and masters degrees in telecommunications and software engineering respectively, and has worked with major telecom service providers in India and in the UK.

For the past five years, he has been heading the telecoms solutions group in Cognizant where he has spearheaded the setting up of the SDN, NFV and 5G networking practice and rolled out numerous solutions and deliveries in these areas for clients across the globe.