As Chief Technology Officer, Premkumar (Prem) oversees Technology and Innovation for Hitachi Digital Services. He is primarily responsible for strategizing and supporting all our go-to-market pursuits, offering shaping, architecting repeatable solutions and providing technology and thought leadership in the areas of Cloud, Data, IoT and Gen AI.
Prem joined Hitachi from Cognizant, where he spent over 18 years as a technology and practice leader, focused on helping customers with their transformation and modernization journey. During his tenure, Prem assumed a variety of leadership roles with the most recent being the head of Cognizant’s Digital Architecture and Resilience and Reliability Engineering Practices.
Prior to Cognizant, he has worked in technology roles at RippeTech LLC and California Software Labs in a variety of areas including device driver development, network sniffers and networking protocols. Prem is passionate about building “Always ON” IT systems and to that effect holds a patent on “systems and methods for supporting resilience in IT environments”.
Prem earned a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering and a post-graduate diploma in business administration.View All Executive Team