Krithi Krithivasan is an Indian businessman, who has served with Tata Consultancy Services for more than 30 years. He will be taking over as the MD & CEO of TCS in 2024.
Krithi Krithivasan aka K. Krithivasan was born in 1965 (age 58 years; as of 2023) in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India. He did his schooling at E. R. Higher Secondary School in Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu. In 1985, he graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree in Mechanical Engineering from Coimbatore Institute of Technology in Tamil Nadu. In 1986, he pursued a master’s degree in Industrial and Management Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur.
Height: 5′ 7”
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Brown
Parents & Siblings
There is not much information about his parents and siblings.
He is married.
Kriti follows Hinduism.
In 1989, Krithivasan joined Tata Consultancy Services in New Delhi. At TCS, he has held key positions in various departments including delivery, customer relationship management, and sales. Krithivasan has assisted significant clients with IT programme governance, creating value beyond cost minimization, accelerating the change management cycle, and digital transformation. Before his appointment as the CEO of Tata Consultancy Services, he served as the president and global head of the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) Business Group at TCS. Before moving to Chennai, he worked with the TCS in Los Angeles. On 16 March 2023, he was appointed as the designated CEO of TCS after Rajesh Gopinathan resigned from his post as MD & CEO of TCS. He is said to take charge as TCS’ Managing Director and CEO on 15 September 2023. Krithivasan is also a member of the Board of Directors of TCS Iberoamerica, TCS Ireland, and the supervisory board of TCS Technology Solutions AG.
- After assuming the appointment as the MD & CEO of TCS, Krithivasan will become one of the oldest CEOs to assume charge of an ITES company.
- Krithivasan worked at TCS Chennai. He was asked in an interview what the bigger challenge for him would be: becoming the CEO of TCS or moving to Mumbai. On hearing this, Krithivasan chuckled and said,
Moving to Mumbai because Leaving Chennai is a tough decision.”
- In his spare time, Krithi enjoys running and reading.
- He has been enrolled in an intensive Sanskrit course for the past two to three years.