Chief Executive Officer -
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)
N Chandrasekaran or N Chandra as he is popularly known is a Tamil Brahmin (caste).
N Chandra was born in a typical Tam – Bram (Tamil Brahmin) family in small town Tamil Nadu in 1963. As a child, N Chandra was very studious and excelled in Mathematics.
His claim to fame begins with being appointed as one of the youngest CEOs in Tata Group – India’s largest business conglomerate. He undertook the responsibility of running India’s largest IT company and not only has he retained the numero uno position but also added value to TCS in all aspects – in employee count, revenue, earnings & market reach.
He also has the distinction of receiving honorary doctorates from several business institutions globally such as – JNTU Hyderabad, Nyenrode University Netherlands, etc. Some of the awards that N Chandra has received are – CNN – IBN Indian of the Year 2015, NDTV Business Leader of the Year, BT CEO of the Year, etc
As the CEO of TCS, he is ever smiling and ever ready to meet customers. Chandra’s leadership has redefined TCS to become a more customer centric organisation. His drive as a leader has also led to emergence of several new opportunities in the technology industry which makes TCS the market leader that it is today.
N Chandra is passionate about new technology (obviously) & books in the genres of fiction, politics & business. His other notable interest is that he is a marathon runner! Till date he has run over 8 marathons globally. No wonder TCS is one of the lead sponsors for many marathon events that happen globally. His interests also include photography and music.
He lives in Mumbai with his wife Lalitha & son Pranav.
Birth Score – 4/5
Pride Score – 4/5
An excellent beating 8/10 Notable Brahmin Score.