Pramod Krishnamurthy

Domain Leader, HiTech IT and Internet

About Pramod Krishnamurthy

PraxDigital | Digital Strategy | IT services and BPO | | Enterprise applications | Process re-engineering | People management | SaaS | Data and analytics | Digital strategy | Internet of things | Robotics and automation | Next gen technology | Technology cost transformation | Omnichannel success | Ecommerce enablement | Data centers and cloud services

Pramod Krishnamurthy is an IIT and IIM graduate with 28+ years of experience in the Technology and Digital space, primarily in the Financial Services industry. 

He has been in CIO/CTO roles for 10 years throughout his career. In addition, he has spent 6 years as an entrepreneur.

Pramod has a comprehensive understanding of multiple verticals within BFSI, including Insurance, Lending (NMFC, MFI), Wealth Management, and Retail Banking.

His core competence includes crafting Technology and Digital Strategy for organizations, coupled with strong delivery side capabilities. He has extensive experience managing large scale projects both in India as well as other geographies.

His role as CIO/CTO at Birla Sunlife Insurance (2010 to 2015), as well as Fullerton India Credit (2005 to 2010), also included Team Capability Building, Objective Performance Mgmt, Budgeting, Vendor management, apart from managing the entire applications and infrastructure portfolio. He was part of the Leadership Team in both organizations, reporting to the CEO.

He is a team player with exposure to working in large cross-cultural teams as well. 

His experience includes knowledge of industry best practices, excellence in defining and measuring IT department KRAs and designing stakeholder-friendly scorecards.

Prior to 2005, Pramod spent 7 years with Citigroup in multiple Technology and Operations roles. He successfully established pilot teams for Citigroup Global Services, to outsource banking operations from Citibank North America. As part of the Citibank India Technology team subsequently spun off into a separate company that merged with Polaris, he implemented and supported several large Wealth Management projects for Citibank and other global banking majors in India, Spain, Belgium, Greece, Germany, Japan, and UAE.

From 1995 to 1998, Pramod was Head of IT for Alpic Finance and migrated the company from manual operations to Tech-enabled processes. 

Early in his career, from 1990 to 1995, Pramod had stints with Wipro, Procter and Gamble and an entrepreneurial venture developing software products for the Financial Services industry.


M.B.A., IIM, Calcutta | B.Tech, IIT, Madras 

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