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Kaushik Bhaskar

Vice President, India Software Labs, IBM India

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Kaushik Bhaskar is the Vice President of India Software Labs (ISL) at IBM. ISL is one of the largest development and innovation centers at IBM with teams spread across five different Indian cities. As a leader, Kaushik is responsible for driving product development and technology innovation across several capability pillars including Big Data & Analytics, Social Business, Enterprise Security, Cloud Optimization, Smarter Commerce, Enterprise Mobility, Smarter Cities, Product and Service Innovation. He is also the leader for IBM software group cluster in India.  Additionally, Kaushik is responsible for Information Integration and Governance product development globally.

Prior to this assignment, Kaushik served as Director of Analytics Platform and Solutions within IBM Software Group, where he led the India team. He was responsible for development of several market-leading products in areas such as Data Management, Information Integration, Big Data and Analytics.

Kaushik joined IBM in 2001 and has held a variety of leadership positions during his tenure at IBM, including Program Director of DB2 LUW development at IBM Information Management, where he was responsible for product design, development and technology enablement supporting the ecosystem of DB2 LUW, collaborating with business partners, ISVs, customers and development communities.

Kaushik is passionate about IBM and has worked extensively with customers in the US, Canada, China, India and Europe, providing a consistent record of innovation and delivery.