Mr. Ganapathy Narayanan
IP Governance Lead
Tata Consultancy Services
Ganapathy Narayanan is currently responsible for designing, conceptualizing and implementing the governance of IP and Engineering initiatives at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., a global IT Services, Consulting and Business Solutions Company and a part of the global industrial conglomerate, the Tata group.
He holds a graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Computer and Control Engineering. In a career spanning over 34 years, he was worked in various multinational and Tata Group companies in development and management of a wide spectrum of technologies that include embedded systems, defense, industrial control and media technologies.
He is also currently a member of the IP committee of FICCI, Vice President – West of LES India, and the Regional Ambassador for India for International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) IP Commission. He also features in the IAM strategy 300 – 2017 list.
He has been with TCS for over 17 years in different leadership roles. Prior to his current role, he was managing the operations of the IP and Engineering group, implementing the IP policy and Operating principles. Earlier, he was managing the Open Source Software Initiative in TCS, and institutionalized the Open Source Software License compliance process across TCS [2009-2012]. He also was driving media technologies initiative in TCS earlier. He was then also the TCS nominated member of the Technology Advisory Board at the Entertainment Technology Center, University of Southern California,  driving and researching on the adoption of cutting edge media technologies.