Sakuntala Rao (Saku) is a Director in IBM's Growth Markets Global Process Services (GPS) Practice and is based in Bangalore, India. She joined IBM in 2003, and is currently responsible to grow the Finance & Administration (F&A) Practice in the Growth Markets Unit. She has been with IBM since the early days of its foray into GPS in India and was instrumental in the creation of a global solutions centre of excellence for IBM in India across all process areas.
Saku has over 26 years of experience in F&A across India and the Middle East in Industry, Consulting, Assurance and Process Outsourcing. She has worked with organizations like Coopers & Lybrand, KPMG and Infosys before joining IBM. She has also been a CFO of an Oman based group. She has extensive experience in GPS and has worked on several re-engineering and strategy assignments across multiple industries.