(Exton, PA – November 9, 2023) Genzeon, a leading technology solutions provider, announced today that Ilanko Kumaresan has become the company’s President and CEO Designate. Ilanko brings extensive experience to the organization and a distinguished track record in building $1B+ businesses through digital transformation on a global scale.
As Ilanko transitions into the CEO role, Venkat Thumula will assume the position of Executive Chairman in early 2024. “Ilanko's leadership will aid our growth while upholding our commitment to providing value and transformation for our clients. Ilanko's expertise will also assist us and our clients in navigating upcoming technology disruptions and ensuring sustainable growth, while leading the way at the intersection of healthcare and retail,” added Venkat.
Ilanko's leadership will aid our growth while upholding our commitment to providing value and transformation for our clients.”
-- Venkat Thumula, Founder and Executive Chairman, Genzeon
Ilanko most recently served as a senior advisor at McKinsey after holding an illustrious 26-year tenure at Cognizant, where he played an essential role on their executive leadership team. While at Cognizant, Ilanko spearheaded digital transformation across healthcare, life sciences, retail, and other industries, and introduced innovative AI-based application modernization platforms. He was pivotal in building Cognizant's healthcare practice for 16 years, with a focus on payers, providers, and state healthcare entities, leveraging digital technologies and cultivating one of the fastest-growing business units.
With Ilanko’s comprehensive experience and expertise, he is poised to lead Genzeon into a new era of excellence, driven by a shared passion for the company’s mission and vision. “I am deeply honored to join Genzeon at this exciting time for our employees, clients, and partners,” stated Ilanko. “Genzeon’s focus on delivering business solutions in digital engineering, data on cloud, privacy & compliance complemented with building GenAI-infused platforms to address immediate challenges facing our clients is what excites me.”
“Genzeon’s focus on delivering business solutions in digital engineering, data on cloud, privacy & compliance complemented with building GenAI-infused platforms to address immediate challenges facing our clients is what excites me.”
-- Ilanko Kumaresan, President and CEO Designate, Genzeon
Ilanko’s commitment to lifelong learning is evident in his role as an educator, collaborating with faculty at esteemed institutions like Carnegie Mellon and Harvard Business School. He is also a regular speaker at industry forums, addressing topics ranging from business transformation, cloud & application modernization, quality engineering, and leadership development.
Ilanko currently resides in southern New Hampshire with his family, but over the years has lived and worked in the UK, Germany, Switzerland, and India.
Genzeon is a leading technology services and solutions provider, dedicated to delivering innovation and excellence for healthcare and retail organizations. With a commitment to transformative solutions, Genzeon continues to drive advancements that create positive impacts on businesses and communities. For more information, visit www.genzeon.com.
This release was originally distributed via Business Wire.