In his role as EVP of Value and Strategy at Aera Technology, Ram Krishnan drives value realization of Cognitive Automation to Aera’s clients. Ram has more than 20 years of experience in the enterprise software industry. Prior to Aera, Ram was a VP of Market Insights at Anaplan where he led a number of strategic go-to-market initiatives. Before that, Ram was a Senior Director at SAP’s Analytics Center of Excellence. In his 7-year tenure at SAP, he drove product strategy and solutions for several finance and analytics portfolios. He holds an MBA in General Management and Corporate Strategy from Santa Clara University and BE in Electronics and Communications from PSG College of Technology.