Lead: Automation, AI, Agile and DevOps @ Accenture

Rajendra Prasad (RP) is the Lead, Automation and Artificial Intelligence, Accenture Technology Services. In this leadership role, RP focuses on driving efficiency in of Application Services across the IT application lifecycle. He leads the team that created and currently deploys Accenture myWizard, an intelligent automation platform with Artificial Intelligence at its core.
Through his engagement with clients and being a part of their journey to stay relevant and competitive in the increasingly digital world, RP plays a critical role in making automation a key component to optimize the clients’ applications. RP leads a team of highly qualified professionals across geographies that create IP and leveraging Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, NLP and Digital coworkers. In addition, RP extensively contributed to the strategy for Agile processes, which includes developing latest applications, Agile capability, automation for Agile and building a transformation approach for IT Dev.
Earlier in his career with Accenture, RP led the Quality and Process Excellence for the Delivery Centers for Technology in India, and established the CMMI and People CMM process maturity across the organisation.
With over 22 years of experience in the industry, RP has played various Leadership roles across geographies in a number of Fortune 500 companies, providing clients delivery leadership, project management and strategic process improvement.
He has an approved patent to his credit and close 20 patents filed to patent offices worldwide. With close to 30 papers in various international journals and conferences, RP is currently writing a book on 20 – Practical Leadership tips for a fulfilling career. The book covers his career experience working with various leaders across corporations