Praveen Cherian

CEO Network Services Business

A proven senior executive and a strong strategic thinker, Praveen has close to three decades of experience in handling high growth teams and business units across multiple industries. He comes with diverse experience ranging from leading large Business Units to Sales, Service Delivery, Marketing & Strategy, Business Operations with both local and international exposure.

Prior to joining STL, Praveen was most recently heading the Infrastructure Services business for IBM across India / South Asia region. He has performed various other roles including CEO of Network Solutions, Director and Head - Cloud Services Business, Practice Leader for Asia Pacific region and started his career at Wipro Infotech. He was instrumental in growing the services business of IBM and leading relationships with many of IBM’s strategic clients.

Praveen is an Engineer in Electronics and Communications with an MBA in Sales and Marketing. He has completed Executive Leadership Program from Cornell University and Sales Leadership Program from INSEAD. He has served on the Board of two IT Services companies in India.