Full Name
Surya Kant
Job Title
Chairman of North America
Tata Consultancy Services
Speaker Bio
In a career spanning more than 35 years, Surya (“Sury”) Kant has made a significant contribution to the growth of the global software industry and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).

As Chairman for North America, Sury oversees TCS’ largest market in driving business growth and strengthening customer relationships and helping them in their Business 4.0 digital transformations. Sury is an advocate of STEM education, leading TCS’ comprehensive efforts across North America to provide under-served communities and the next generation of talent with the foundational computer science skills for 21st century careers. He has also spearheaded numerous employee initiatives that have since been adopted as company best practices and recognized through industry awards in the areas of HR (leadership development and diversity) and CSR (education and health). He is affiliated with several academic institutions and a frequent speaker at industry conferences, most notably playing a leading role in the U.S. supporting computer science education and careers.

Sury’s longstanding career at TCS includes establishing the presence of the Indian software industry in Japan in 1987, leading UK operations in the ‘90s while recording substantial growth and visibility for the organization, serving as the Head of Operations in North India until 2005. Most recently Sury was President of North America, UK, and Europe, focused on the continued growth of the company’s global revenues, key customer relationships and technology offerings across TCS’ largest markets.
Surya Kant