Shivaram LaxminarayanIndia Practice Chair – Enterprise Technology Shiv has witnessed the enterprise technology industry evolve from hardware to software, from cloud to mobility, and now towards augmented reality—from very close quarters. More than a decade of his 16-year professional journey has been in supporting and then counseling enterprise technology clients on communicating the business benefit that they offer. As someone deeply rooted in the industry, Shiv also understands the way the influencer universe has transformed and straddles both traditional as well as emerging media with ease. This strength is then translated in leading teams across practices to deliver integrated campaigns for clients. He also leads his team in planning strategic and thought leadership outreach, facilitating messaging and spokesperson training workshops, and is also responsible for the overall campaign outcomes for clients. Shiv was named Consultancy Professional – Technology & Telecom at the recently held Fulcrum Awards 2018. He has also featured among the 40 Under 40 – Class of 2016, by the Reputation Today magazine, which recognises the emerging leaders in public relations and corporate communications. Shiv holds a graduate degree in Business Management from Bangalore University and holds a Post-graduate Diploma in Business Management from the Indian Institute of Planning and Management, New Delhi.