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Brief profiles of the T-Systems Board of Management

The lineup at T-Systems

Who is at the top at T-Systems ICT India, and how is our Board of Management structured? Get an overview here. 

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Portrait of Anant Padmanabhan, Board Member, Managing Director, and SVP Global Delivery Centers of T-Systems ICT India Pvt. Ltd.

Anant Padmanabhan

Board Member, Managing Director, and SVP Global Delivery Centers

  • An IT Thought Leader
  • Strong Experience in Building High Performance Teams 
  • Global Operations and P&L Management 
  • Business Development & Strategic Growth Plans
  • Conceptualization to Execution of Business Strategies
  • Expertise across Manufacturing, Retail and CG, Life Sciences, and Utilities Domains


Anant is the Managing Director of T-Systems ICT India Pvt. Ltd. Since Jan 2022.

Experience Summary

He brings over 25 years of global experience in IT operations, P&L management, Shared Services Center development, New Market identification, Growth, and Strategic Planning in both startups and growing organizations. He has a strong record of driving significant business value through implementing strategic technological roadmaps. He has helped build successful businesses from the ground up by developing markets, setting up and managing teams, and leading large-scale global organizations.

Career Highlights
  • At T-Systems since 2016 and currently SVP & Head, Global Delivery Centers of T-Systems viz. Iberia, Hungary, Slovakia and India.  Also, Managing Director & Board Member, T-Systems India
  • 10+ years at Cognizant Technology Solutions as Senior Vice President and leader of 3 of their Global units.
  • Founded Ygyan Consulting with an international presence across Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, and UK and served as its CEO for 5 years; successfully sold Ygyan to and merged it with Cognizant.
  • Started his career as consultant to MCI in the USA, a large telecommunications company headquartered in Virginia and worked as a Systems Analyst for 3 years.
Academic Qualifications & Certifications

Masters in Engineering and Masters in Business Administration from the University of Maryland, USA

Portrait of Madhuri Shastri, Board Member, VP-HR, and IT of T-Systems ICT India Pvt. Ltd.

Madhuri Shastri

Board Member, VP-HR, and IT

  • Global Experience in leadership roles
  • Set up new business units, resurrected low-performing portfolios.
  • Scaled a team from 200 to 850+ Associates.
  • Managed P&L of $ 80Mn


Since January 1, 2024, Madhuri Shastri has been a member of the Board of Management, VP-HR, and IT for T-Systems India

Experience Summary

Over 25 years of experience in building robust capabilities for product portfolios delivering outcomes such as winning new/strategic business and enhancing the global customer base.

Career Highlights
  • 7+ years at T-Systems, first as Head of Business Development and currently VP-HR, and IT for T-Systems India
  • 13+ years at Cognizant Technology Solutions as Senior Director managing P&L for business units. 
  • 6 years with Coreval Consulting, USA with focus on customer consulting, IT project delivery with specialisation in SAP for multiple customers.
  • Started her career as an IT developer/trainee with Micro Technologies, Mumbai, supporting local government bodies with IT implementation projects.
Academic Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Commerce from University of Mumbai and Advanced Diploma in Systems Management from National Institute of Information Technology, Mumbai

Portrait of Vinit Patil, Board Member, VP Finance & Operations of T-Systems ICT India Pvt. Ltd.

Vinit Patil

Board Member, VP Finance & Operations

  • Senior executive with rich experience in finance & controlling.
  • Experience in managing Global financial Shared Service Centers
  • Business Process mapping & transitions
  • Strong internal controls & cost optimization
  • Well versed with Indian Tax Regulations, Transfer Pricing & Audits


Vinit started his career erstwhile with T-Systems India during the period 2005-2008 as Finance Executive and rejoined as Chief Financial Officer of the new T-Systems ICT India Pvt. Ltd. and was appointed as a Board Member. He is mainly responsible for managing the Finance & Controlling Operations, Business operations including Audits & Regulatory Compliances and Admin for the company.

Experience Summary

Over 15 years of rich experience including significant experience in setting up and running Global Finance Shared Service Centers with excellent understanding of business & finance dynamics & updated market knowledge. Vinit has a proven track record of organization and stakeholder satisfaction.

Career Highlights

Vinit has held key positions in companies like Credit Suisse, Infosys and AntWorks, and has handled challenging assignments including setting up Financial Shared Service Center, effective transition of key processes to India, Investor relationship for fund raising and acquisition of businesses. He is specialized in Business Strategy and Planning, Management, running commercial organization, M&A, Forecasting and Finance with Strong business and people-oriented skills.

Academic Qualifications & Certifications

Qualified Chartered Accountant from ICAI, Masters Degree in Economics from Pune University

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