Mr. Ganapathy Narayanan
Head - Corporate IPR Group
Tata Consultancy Services
Ganapathy Narayanan is currently the Head of the Corporate IPR Group at Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., driving the IP initiatives in the company He holds a graduate degree in Electrical Engineering, specializing in Computer and Control Engineering. In a career spanning over 30 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 on the governing board of Software Freedom Law Center, India (SFLC.in), and a member of the IPR committee of FICCI.
He has been with TCS for over 15 years in different leadership roles. Prior to his current role, he was managing the Open Source Software Initiative in TCS, and institutionalized the Open Source Software License compliance process across TCS. Earlier, he was driving media technologies initiative in TCS. 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.