Venkata Narayanan, L

Founder & CEO

Vastly experienced by age but young at his thoughts is the best way to describe Venkata Narayanan the Founder and CEO of BigTapp. With around 30 years of experience in his professional life in the field of management and consulting led the way to start BigTapp with a strong vision. Having spent the last 20 years in analytics, Venkat is a firm believer of using Insights based on data to drive decision making at all levels in the organization. This belief is the driver of the Insights to Action paradigm of BigTapp. Having observed frustrated business users who faced challenges using traditional analytics platforms to implement business strategies and achieve business goals, he envisioned BigTapp as a single platform to achieve the Insights->Foresights->Action->Business Value paradigm.

Venkat founded Business Intelligence & Analytics specialist Knowledge Dynamics in 1997, which was subsequently acquired by Satyam (Tech-Mahindra) in 2005. He held various management roles and was last Senior Vice President & Head of Strategic Initiatives in Tech Mahindra.

Venkat has broad experience in delivering Business Intelligence & Analytics solutions for strategic and tactical applications. Venkat has worked with both consulting and end-user organizations and has been responsible for IT solutions planning and delivery. For nearly two decades he focuses on providing Business Intelligence solutions to maximize the competitive advantage of organizations. His extensive has taken him to consulting assignments in the USA, Middle East, South Africa and Asia Pacific.

Venkat is a regular speaker in seminars and industry events in the region. He is an adjunct Faculty at Singapore Management University (SMU) teaching Masters in Analytics.

Venkat was responsible for envisioning and architecting iDecisionsTM, a series of packaged analytics solutions for various industries including Banks, Insurance and Telcos. Venkat authored the first release of a methodology for developing Business Intelligence solutions called On Target. He also contributed two chapters to the reference book titled "Advances in Banking Technology and Management: Impacts of ICT and CRM“.