Speaker Details

Shanker V Selvadurai

CTO of Cloud, Data & Artificial Intelligence Solutions, IBM Asia Pacific

Shanker V Selvadurai is currently the CTO of Cloud, Data & Artificial Intelligence (AI) Solutions for IBM Asia Pacific where he leads the technical organization that helps clients across Asia Pacific to explore and co-create cloud based solutions that leverage data and AI capabilities to deliver better decisions and outcomes.


Prior to joining IBM in 2006, Shanker held key leadership positions in areas of research, development, consulting, sales and marketing with technology companies like AT&T, NCR and Fujitsu as well as start-up BlueGill Technologies. While leading teams varying in size from 6 to over 1,000 across North America, Europe and Asia, he amassed extensive experience and honed deep skills in building and applying technology enabled capabilities that transform businesses and organizations.


Shanker holds a Bachelor of Science and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Nottingham, UK. He is also an Open Group Master Certified Architect. Besides having published international patents/papers, Shanker actively contributed in international technology standards committees that include the IFX Forum, OFX Consortium and the Microsoft Advisory Council. As adjunct lecturer at the Singapore Management University, he taught courses related to Services Science and Advanced Business Technology.