Ravi Seshadri

VP Technology/CTO Provider Solutions @ Amerisource Bergen

I am a senior executive with technology, leadership, management and consulting experience. I have extensive experience in Technology Development, Governance, Infrastructure Management, SDLC, Marketing technologies (CRM), Operational IT/Business integration via M&A, Iaas/PaaS/SaaS/Cloud Computing,  BigData and Innovation Management.

Throughout my 25+ year career, I have maintained a relentless focus on impacting an organization’s bottom-line and performance through the expert alignment of technologies with corporate mission.

Having delivered multi-year technology roadmaps that have consistently met and responded to evolving business challenges by leading global transformation programs through technology adoption and optimization that spans automation, architectural design, and innovation of emerging technologies. I have consistent achievement in leading organizations of varying size, spanning all areas of information management and include a proven track record of both strategic planning and results-oriented execution.

Prior to joining AmerisourceBergen, I have served in various CTO/VP and Information Technology roles within Healthcare, Distribution, Manufacturing, Consulting, and Education.  I have over 25 years of experience delivering systems and transformation projects in North America, UK, and Asia. My industry expertise covers end-to-end Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Education, Healthcare and Retail.

In my current role, I am responsible for delivering market facing technology, supporting business development activities, soliciting customer needs, contributing to overall product market/product strategies for global and enterprise organizations in the pharmaceutical distribution network.  I am also responsible for internal services, which include benchmarking-analysis; current and future state assessments, value and architectural modeling, process optimization, Technology development and Digital Transformation.  I am passionate about transforming organizations so they maximize the value they deliver to the business by focusing on business-facing IT services while leveraging Hybrid (Private & Public) Cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence (Machine Learning), and Continuous Delivery (DevOps). With the end goal of creating more responsive, efficient operations and development organizations in order to drive revenue increases, as a result, of the increased speed to market of IT Applications and Services.

I have Masters in Business Administration and currently pursuing Masters in Computer Science specializing in Cognitive Computing. I have several other certifications in gamification and AI.

I have published few articles in IEEE and other peer-reviewed magazines. I have one awarded patent and several patent applications in Healthcare Technology and Education Technology. The patent applications range broadly on leveraging emerging/cutting-edge technologies like BlockChain, Machine Learning, Mobile Computing and Homomorphic Encryption. In the last 15 years, I have led the corporate IP teams at Net.Orange, NantHealth, Conifer Health Solutions and AmerisourceBergen.