Lead Architect, ignio
Rahul Kelkar holds the position of Principal Scientist and Head of Incubation at Digitate, a Tata Consultancy Services venture. In his role, Rahul serves as the Chief Architect for ignio™, the flagship offering from Digitate. He brings to this position more than twenty years of deep IT experience working as a transformation architect for large IT transformation programs. Rahul holds a Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, with an emphasis on design engineering. His professional areas of interest span software testing, grid computing, software streaming, autonomous computing, automation, and analytics.
Prior to joining TCS and Digitate, Rahul worked with Fujitsu-Siemens Computer, Inc. He holds the following patents: for converting procedural text to an actionable knowledge form; for systems and methods for generating and implementing monitoring solutions for a computing-based infrastructure; and for system and method for configuring and executing services. Rahul’s published articles include: Run-time Dependency Tracking in Data Centers; Knowledge Acquisition for Automation in IT Support; Opportunities in System Testing; eTransform: Transforming Enterprise Data Centers by Automation Consolidation; and Towards Automating the Security Compliance Value Chain.