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About Rakesh Shetty

Rakesh is Head of Marketing for Strategic Industries at SAP responsible for financial services, retail, public services and telecommunications sectors. He has worked in the software industry for over 18 years in a variety of roles delivering enterprise software solutions with assignments in Asia, Europe and the United States. He has a Masters degree in Computer Science from State University of New York, Binghamton and a MBA from New York University.

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Bridging The Digital Divide: A Gateway To Prosperity

17-Dec-2015 | Rakesh Shetty

In a recent blog, A Covenant For Prosperity: Connected Communities, I explored the concept of how connected communities can serve as role models to usher in prosperity. In conversations with customers

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A Covenant For Prosperity: Connected Communities

4-Nov-2015 | Rakesh Shetty

In today’s digital economy, where global wealth is expected to reach $70.5 trillion by 2017, what does prosperity mean to you? Dictionary.com defines it as:  a successful, flourishing, or thrivi

Innovation In Healthcare: Who Cares?

6-Oct-2015 | Rakesh Shetty

The world has seen major innovations in health services over the past several years. These advances are enabling reimagined business models that deliver better services and care. The resulting transfo

Easy Money: Fuel For Innovation Or Fool’s Gold?

27-Aug-2015 | Rakesh Shetty

Over the past decade central banks have unleashed waves of monetary easing unprecedented in scope and scale. For example, in August 2015 China devalued the yuan to ensure the growth trajectory from

Customer Trust: The Backbone Of An Innovative Insurer

15-Jul-2015 | Rakesh Shetty

Companies in the health insurance world are challenged more than ever before. Processing claims is more complex, especially with the enormous amount of data generated, much of which is often fragmente

Internet Of Things: Have We Come Full Circle?

24-Nov-2014 | Rakesh Shetty

Back in the 2000 Dot Com boom, stories about how the Internet was going to change the world dominated news headline. Fast forward to 2014 and we may have a replay. The “Internet of Things” combine

Internet Of Things: Have We Come Full Circle?

16-Oct-2014 | Rakesh Shetty

Back in the 2000 Dot Com boom, stories about how the Internet was going to change the world dominated news headline. Fast forward to 2014 and we may have a replay. The Internet of Things combined

Innovations In Customer Engagement: APJ As Leader? [VIDEO]

4-Jun-2014 | Rakesh Shetty

Citizens and customers have access to insights on devices of their choice at a scale that is unprecedented in modern history. This trend is especially visible in the rapidly growing economies of Asia

Business Model Innovations: Just Hype? [VIDEO]

3-Jun-2014 | Rakesh Shetty

We are witnessing dramatic transformation in business models enabled by technology. Value chains connecting supply and demand are being altered in real time to better serve customers and citizens.

When it Comes To Data, Banks Must Go Big Or Go Home (Part II)

5-May-2014 | Rakesh Shetty

Capital markets are vulnerable to economic and political shifts, and acting without understanding can be dangerous. As the risks of high-speed trading become clearer, banks must be smart as well as fa