V. Laxmikanth (VLK) is the Managing Director of Broadridge Financial Solutions (India) Pvt. Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of the US based Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc. (NYSE:BR). Broadridge – a global Fintech company with over $10bn market capitalization – is a leading provider of technology and operations, communications, data and analytics to financial firms and businesses.
His leadership spans execution, product and technical innovation and business strategy. He is a member of the global Executive Leadership VLK heads the India center, the largest location for Broadridge across the globe, where he is responsible for delivery of product development, innovation and operations. The center has emerged as the strategic location of choice for Innovation and Execution.
Prior to the spin-off of Broadridge from ADP, he was part of the executive leadership team of ADP India since 1999. He was responsible for the delivery of Information Technology Solutions and Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) Services across all businesses verticals of ADP. VLK has been working in the IT industry since 1982. A physicist by education, he started his career as a programmer and in the span of over 30 years, held various technical and leadership roles. He is a pioneer in the global delivery model in India, having established and run multiple companies over three decades such as ADP India, DE Shaw India and Intergraph India. He is an active member of industry and academic forums. He is the Chair of the NASSCOM Hyderabad Regional Council, Past Chair of the NASSCOM GIC Forum Hyderabad Chapter, Past Chairman of AMCHAM Hyderabad Chapter, member of HYSEA, Member of the CISI India Advisory Committee, member of the Advisory Committee for the GITAM Fintech University and member of Board of Studies of Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies.
VLK is a pioneer in the Blockchain space and would be speaking about how financial institutions can best embrace the blockchain technology.