Achyuta heads research at NASSCOM. In his current role, he actively works on developing the roadmap in upcoming technology areas, such as artificial intelligence, IoT, blockchain, robotics and virtual reality for the Indian IT-BPM industry. Achyuta has over two decades of professional experience in analytics, research and consulting. He is an active technology evangelist and has assisted Fortune 500 companies and investors with strategic insights on digital transformation, and its impact on business strategy, future of work, and global sourcing. Prior to NASSCOM, Achyuta led the smart cities business for Ford Smart Mobility in India, where he actively collaborated with Indian smart cities to understand their unique transportation challenges and designed innovative solutions that helped improve mobility. He has also worked in technology organizations such as Frost &Sullivan, Genpact and WNS in various leadership consulting roles. An avid reader, traveller and movie buff, Achyuta believes that the future is already here, it is just not evenly distributed.