• Business transformation leader with strong people, process, and technology alignment expertise.
  • Architected and implemented 12 enterprise platforms during the last two decades.
  • Authored six books and created over 30 e-learning courses on career success, personality development, professional development, and various other leadership genres.
  • He is also a Certified Professional Scrum Master I, AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner, Certified Professional in OKR™, and a registered Independent Director.
  • He is the founder of SkillCulture™ – a digital ecosystem for career seekers, coaches, and corporates.
  • Before setting up SkillCulture, he worked as Executive Director of Karvy Insurance Repository and as CTO – of KFintech.
  • He has over 30 years of experience in technology across BFSI domains.
  • Suram has set up various business lines, enterprise IT applications, and digital platforms during this tenure.  

Career highlights

  • Played a crucial role in setting up and scaling seven startup companies within the Karvy group
  • Independently started and developed a “Karvy Insurance Repository” business and won an Insurance Repository license from IRDAI.
  • Worked closely with regulators, architected, and developed a market infrastructure platform for Insurance repositories in India
  • Set up a fully technology-driven platform BPO for MF and insurance back office
  • Created lightweight applications and platforms for front offices and agents for mutual fund and life insurance separately.
  • Started white-labeled IT services for insurance and MF clients and developed an independent profit center
  • Implemented various new technology initiatives to cut costs (by 30%) and improve scalability (by 4x)
  • Played a key role in scaling the top line and bottom line of various key verticals and growing clients
  • Helped over 20 mid to large-size clients scale their businesses with various technology platforms and win several awards
  • Played a key role in implementing several First to market client initiatives across MF and insurance
  • Created a framework for the structured transition of back office clients
  • Transitioned several mutual fund and insurance clients to respective back office verticals
  • Improved the overall stickiness of the clients and played a pivotal role in transitioning over 50 small, mid and large clients across BFSI, telecom, and e-governance verticals
  • Implemented a high-performance architecture with completely re-imagined business processes
  • Started and scaled the insurance back office and IR business from 0 to 200 million with an EBITA of 40 million
  • Implemented several business rules and applications to boost productivity and scalability
  • Assisted MD with various innovative pre-sales and business development activities and played a pivotal role in acquiring over 12 large and medium clients
  • Implemented business process management applications and custom reporting writing tools for various verticals
  • Trained and groomed over 250 employees to dependable IT resources and leaders
  • Played a pivotal role in implementing a level 4 data center infrastructure
  • Implemented several lightweight front-office applications with high scalability and availability
  • Fortified the security posture of the organization and client applications


  • 6 published books
  • 2 unpublished books
  • 30 leadership e-learning courses
  • Psychometric assessment
  • Leadership Board Game

Awards and Recognitions

  • Best book award – Gold – “Growth Quotient”
  • Best book award – Sliver– “Slide Spin”
  • CIO Next Award

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