Chief Marketing Officer
Sairam oversees the planning and execution of the organization’s strategic marketing programs, develops the long-term charter towards our digital play, and helps enhance Cigniti’s mindshare as a preferred services provider and thought leader amongst our customers, partners, analysts, media, investors, influencers and employees. He is an award-winning, global marketing, branding, corporate strategy and digital engineering industry thought leader. Sairam brings over 23 years of experience with a deep understanding of technologies, solutions and IP-led solutions. He was recognized and awarded by BBC Knowledge Series, CMO Asia, World Marketing Congress and Enterprise IT, Paul Writer from 2014-2021 for demonstrating impactful global marketing leadership consistently and was an external advisor with Bain & Company.
Sairam was earlier the global CMO at Innominds, where he successfully re-positioned the brand from being an ISV-centric product engineering services player to a platform-led AI-first enterprise focused digital engineering and transformation services provider. Prior to Innominds, he was the global CMO of Kore.ai, a market leader in enterprise conversational AI platform space. Prior to Kore.ai, in his first stint at Cigniti from 2021-17, he held the role of VP and Global Head of Marketing and Inside Sales. Prior to this he has held senior roles at Pramati, Imaginea (acquired by Accenture) Apere (acquired by Citrix), CTO’s office at CA Technologies and HCL Technologies.
Sairam holds a Master’s degree in Computer Technology from CIT, Coimbatore, an Executive Masters program in management from IIM-Kozhikode, he completed a Leadership program for young leaders in joint association with Harvard and CA technologies. He is also an angel investor in EV, AI, Deeptech and SaaS startups, an avid blogger, industry speaker and teaches at multiple educational institutions.