C V Subramanyam

C V Subramanyam

Chairman & Non-executive Director

C V Subramanyam is the Chairman & Non-executive Director of the supervisory board of Cigniti Technologies Limited and focuses on the corporate governance and regulatory aspects of running a publicly listed company. His primary focus is on creating shareholder value by ensuring that various parts of the organization add value to the various stakeholders such as clients, employees, partners, industry, and society. Subramanyam is a successful entrepreneur who co-founded one of South India’s largest transport and logistics organization that has continued to operate successfully for more than 25 years since inception.

In 1998, he founded Chakkilam Infotech as an IT services company providing IT solutions and built HIPAA compliance products for the US healthcare industry. He successfully took the company public in 2004 and listed it on the Bombay Stock Exchange. In 2008, C V Subramanyam was instrumental in putting together a world class executive management team, as was required to successfully reposition the company as an Independent Software Testing services company. Chakkilam Infotech merged with Cigniti Inc of USA in Jan 2012 and became Cigniti Technologies Ltd. Further to this, in 2013, the company acquired Gallop Solutions and became the world’s 3rd largest Independent Software Testing services company. In 2017 company achieved $100 Mn in revenue and emerged as world’s leading independent software testing services & quality engineering company. In 2022, Cigniti was recognized as the world’s leading AI-led digital assurance services company. Now, he wants to build a $1bn quality-first digital engineering services company, and that’s his dream and aspiration.

Subramanyam is also passionate about giving back to the society through Cigniti’s CSR program - Project Cignificance which works in the areas of education, healthcare and sustainability.

Subramanyam is a pragmatic, people focused person who holds a diverse group of people together with his practical approach to life. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce along with Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management.