Tilak Mitra is the CTO of Manufacturing applied to the broad industry sector of Industrial. In his role, Tilak develops and drives global thought leadership and innovation around digital transformations, for Accenture's truly world-class capabilities, solutions, and offerings, in Industrial and Industry X.0. He is responsible for combining his technology expertise and foresight with deep industry domain knowledge, in Automotive, Industrial Equipment, Consumer Goods, Transportation, and EPC, to develop truly transformative solutions for a diverse set of clients. He also scales true lateral innovation by leveraging and combining insights and successes in adjacent industries like Oil & Gas, Chemicals & Petroleum, Aerospace, and Electronics.
Tilak is additionally responsible for developing deep technical architectures and solutions in the areas of Analytics, AI, IoT, Industrial IoT, AR/VR, Blockchain, among other current and emergent technologies. He firmly believes that technology is no more just the enabler of business transformations but rather forms the true core of digital industrialization.
He is a master at abstracting and packaging deep technology landscapes into true business drivers, value propositions, and business models, and empowers the C-suite to shape and drive their organization's next generation transformations and innovations.
Tilak is a prolific writer, having authored and co-authored three books and many journal publications. He blogs his thoughts as he firmly believes in scaled information sharing.
Prior to joining Accenture, Tilak was the CTO of Industrial Sector in IBM Global Business Services, for 17 years. Before IBM, Tilak was a Senior Software Engineer at Wipro.
'Cricket is my therapy', in Tilak's words. A passionate cricketer; captains and regularly plays in a major Florida league. In his spare time, he also plays table tennis, enjoys music and devours books.