Vivekanand Gopalkrishnan joins PwC Consulting as a partner

24 January 2022 1 min. read
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PwC Consulting has appointed Vivekanand Gopalkrishnan as a partner and its new Data & Analytics leader for Southeast Asia.

A doctorate-holder in computer science from the City University of Hong Kong, Gopalkrishnan crosses to PwC following a two-year stint at Amazon Web Services, where he served as Head of Big Data, Analytics and AI Advisory for public sector customers across Asia Pacific and Japan.

Previously, Gopalkrishnan spent two and a half years as a director at Deloitte’s Asia Analytics Institute (based in Singapore), along with heading analytics and big data management research at IBM in Singapore.

Vivekanand Gopalkrishnan joins PwC Consulting as a partner

“Vivek is an accomplished senior scientist and recognised innovator in machine learning and optimisation driven business strategies, principles and methodologies,” said Simon Gealy, the CEO of PwC’s South East Asia Consulting division. “He has designed, developed and delivered numerous commercially significant engagements in global roll-outs across several industries. We look forward to bringing Vivek’s expertise to our clients.”

Alongside his partner role at PwC, Gopalkrishnan also helps mentor digital natives and start-up communities leverage the power of the cloud.

PwC’s South East Asia Consulting wing has a team of over 1,000 consultants and staff across six countries – Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.