Strategy and Transformation

Venkat Neelakantan

Expert in Real Estate Services (CRES), Strategy and Transformation

Venkat is Vice President and head of Corporate Real Estate Services (CRES), India and APAC. In this role, he manages a range of responsibilities such as real estate rationalization and strategy across Asia Pacific, which includes capacity management & planning, transactions & facility management and asset management. Venkat joined Capgemini with the company’s acquisition of LiquidHub in 2018. At LiquidHub, Venkat managed diverse roles including offshore delivery, human resources for APAC and shared services, which involved driving critical business transformation. He has over 23 years of experience in building and operating global delivery centers, managing P&L, operations management, as well as setting up offshore delivery centers, especially in the healthcare and life sciences verticals. Venkat holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from University of Westminster, London, and a B.Sc. in Chemistry from University of Madras. His favourite pastime is reading biographies and fiction, watching Formula1 and football, and travelling across India.

Venkat Neelakantan

My experience

APAC Head of Corporate Real Estate Services @ Capgemini

Sep 2019 – Present

Partner @ Information Technology & Services

Jun 2016 – Aug 2019

Senior Vice President Operations @ Information Technology & Services

Apr 2015 – Jun 2016