Mr. J. Suresh Samuel
Member, Board of Management, VMRF
Mr. Suresh Samuel graduated from the Government College of Engineering, Salem, and pursued Business Administration and Strategic Management programs with LIBA, Chennai, and Cornell University, USA respectively. He spent the initial decade of his career with leading multinational companies like Raptakos, Brett & Co. Ltd., PepsiCo India and Britannia Industries Limited specializing in Operations and Quality Management Systems.
He switched to the IT industry in 2000 to manage Quality Management Systems and subsequently spearheaded Software Testing Practices in HCL Technologies. He also worked for iSOFT, Covansys, Computer Sciences Corporation (presently DXC Technologies), Encore Technologies, and UST Technologies in global roles such as General Manager, Vice President and Senior Vice President and has managed IT Services businesses in the USA, UK, Europe and the Asia Pacific.
Mr. Samuel has more than 31 years of industry experience in Pharmaceutical and FMCG, and as a Business Leader in IT Services, providing Testing Services to Banking, Financial Services, Insurance, Health Care Providers & Payers, Life Sciences, Automotive, Discrete Manufacturing, Technology, and Product companies.
He co-founded Healthsana and is a Partner at SEMM Consulting specializing in Business Transformation. He is also a Member of the Board of Management with Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation.