Venky Rangachari
Venky Rangachari
CIO & CTO
Thomson Reuters

BIO:
Venky Rangachari is responsible for leading the overall technology strategy for storage and Analytics division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters's Financial & Risk business which Venky is a part of is responsible for delivering real time analytics platform for financial services firms. Prior to that Venky Rangachari was Chief Technology Officer (CTO), responsible for leading the overall strategic direction for Wyndham Hotel Group's technology efforts, ensuring alignment of the company’s technology vision with its overall business strategy.

A seasoned leader with extensive experience in online e-commerce and technology, he joined the company in July 2009 after serving as was chief information officer at StarCite, a global leader in meetings management solutions. Wyndham operated 11 brand websites and driives significant growth via the web. While there, he developed the company's technology strategy, reduced operating expenses by 20 percent and implemented a company-wide learning management system that helped prepare employees for the company's next generation products. In addition to the above roles, Rangachari has held various positions with Stratify, an Iron Mountain company and one of the world’s largest electronic discovery service providers working with some of the highest grossing law firms in the U.S. and general counsel from Fortune 500 companies; Digiprise, a provider of customer relationship management and employee relationship management solutions for small to mid-size services companies; and Exodus Communications, an Internet hosting service and Internet service provider to Fortune 1000. businesses