Kalyan Madala is the Chief Architect for IBM Cloud & Cognitive Solutions - Asia Pacific. In this role, Kalyan works with clients across Asia-Pacific to drive Digital Transformation initiatives. Prior to the current role, Kalyan was the ASEAN CTO for IBM Cloud, Data and AI Solutions. Kalyan is a seasoned Solution designer specializing in Integration, Analytics, Digital Channels with a proven track record of building great solutions and great teams. In the course of his career, Kalyan worked on projects ranging from getting start-ups off the ground to leading global rollouts for large MNCs across 6 continents. Kalyan is regarded by key IBM clients as a trusted advisor. Kalyan is a certified Thought Leader in the Architect Profession at IBM and is an Open Group certified Distinguished IT Architect.