Ritendra Banerjee


Continuing Advisory Positions with:

  • A Global Standards Board (ISTQB) with presence in over 100 countries
  • A Balanced Score Card consulting major
  • A Global learning company
  • A Heritage Consulting company, based in Singapore
  • A blue chip global tech firm, based in London

Corporate positions held in prior roles:

Practice Leadership:

  • Head of ETE at Cathay Pacific
  • Sr.VP and Head-Asean for Maveric Systems, a global Leader in Software Assurance for Banking and Insurance BAU and transformation programs
  • Co-Founder and Global Head of Satyam’s Business Consulting Group that focussed in helping clients make the right QA investments; further enable realization of Outcome based services through competency integration of various service lines; co-Founder and Global Head of Satyam’s Business School that focussed in equipping 5000 plus engineers across the company on Business critical skill sets for delivering Outcome based services, such as Systems Thinking; leader of Analyst positioning efforts globally including being winner of the prestigious Frost & Sullivan Award for Competitive Strategy Leadership
  • Earlier with Connectivity, QAI, Arthur D.Little and KPMG in Consulting Practice building roles
  • Global experience of having worked in and consulted clients across markets-400 plus clients in over 50 countries
  • Advisory Panel member for leading Quality, Technology and Assurance events and conferences, such as QAI, CII, NASSCOM, Marcus Evans, amongst others
  • On line Panel member for McKinsey Quarterly on issues of assurance and technology
  • Co-author of 2 globally best selling books
  • Researcher with Professors at the Harvard Business School, Columbia and Indian Institute of Management
  • IP Review Member of the global standards Board for Testing: TMMi
  • Panel Member for ISTQB’s Global Awards
  • Global Online Alumni Coordinator at KPMG
  • Editor of ISQT’s Emerging Trends Newsletter

Indicative Recent Consulting Experiences:

  • Coaching the Leadership Team of a Global e-learning company;
  • Advising and mentoring a tech major for expansion in Asean;
  • Mandate to explore corporate investments as part of a multi-billion dollar fund;
  • A Enterprise wise Case for Action for Spends Optimization for the world’s largest full service bank; this involved co-creating a Business Case with the Group CIO, and 11 Line of Business CIOs;
  • A Organization Maturity Test Assessment study, followed by Capability Building recommendations for a leading commercial bank in Saudi Arabia;
  • Co-designing a CXO level Management Board for a leading pharmaceutical client; this involved creation and proposed deployment of a organization-wide Integrated, Outcome-based Transformation Score card on the lines of Balanced Score Card;
  • Creation of a globally scoped Independent Services Organization for the world’s top 2 logistics company; this involved comprehensive review of Application Clusters, Competencies, as well as Assessment for Business Risks, Returns, and potential application Impact through independent testing; also involved as part of a companywide task force, attempting to design a 5-year Next Generation Technology and Testing roadmap for the client;
  • Profiling how to optimize spends for a Centre of Excellence, with a leading European telco;
  • Mapping a Automation Value Creation and Implementation Matrix for a Fortune 20 communications major, as part of a Corporate-wide Outcome-based, health check program;
  • Leading a Center of Excellence initiative for globally leading, Australia based Bank’s IT Organization;
  • Partnering and consulting in the initiation of a Center of Excellence Program for a Top 5 Super Regional Bank headquartered out of Kuala Lumpur;
  • Deploying a robust Infrastructure for a Pan Asian rollout for a UK headquartered insurance firm;
  • Initiating and consulting for the creation and deployment of a SLA based Center of Excellence for Indonesia’s largest bank’s Transformation Program; initiating a similar exercise with a leading Insurance major based out of Kuala Lumpur;
  • Partnering and consulting in the Business As Usual Programs for an Alternate Channels initiatives for a large commercial bank; replicating services for the Transformation Program as well.