Nagaraju Kakarla

Head of Cloud & DevOps, Mindtree Limited

Nagaraju Kakarla (Nag) is a General Manager and the Head of DevOps & Cloud Delivery Group at Mindtree Limited. Nag is a seasoned technology leader with 20 years of balanced IT experience across Software Design and Development, Product Support, Cloud, Solution architecture, DevOps, Site Reliability Engineering (SRE), Program/Project Management, and Organizational development in roles of progressively increasing responsibility.

Experienced in Digital transformation with specific focus on Agile, DevOps, and architecting Cloud-based solutions using emerging technologies and frameworks. Proven capability in complex enterprise initiatives, navigating through transversal & fast-paced environments, and in setting up Centers of Excellence (CoEs) for Software development, DevOps, SRE+Technical Support/Operations, and Program management & Delivery.

A versatile leader in building, mentoring, and retaining highly engaged global talent. Networking is one of Nag’s greatest strengths that helped him contribute to Digital transformation in a significant way for many of Mindtree’s top customers. He has good exposure to Financial services industry, ERP, CRM, Billing and Revenue Management, Payments ecosystem, Tax systems, SaaS solutions, etc.