Head of Partnerships & Ecosystem, RollsRoyce
RajShree (Shree) is a globally acclaimed Industry Thought leader, visionary, advisor, principal consultant, and mentor in next-gen technologies – AI, Cloud Computing, Data Analytics, Robotics, Industry 4.0, IoT, IIoT, Blockchain, and Smart Cities/Nation across industry verticals. After working for 20 years in the corporate across the regions (India, US, and APAC), she is back to her roots to venture onto the next biggest growth market in the world. Shree brings with her the diverse industry experience of working with IBM, Intel, and SAP, leading and influencing the technology adoption within the Singapore Government and Public Sector for building the Smart City and Smart Nation Initiatives in the APAC region. Shree has been recognized by Thinker’s 360 as one of the Top 20 Global Thought leaders and Influencers in AI, Blockchain, Cloud, and IoT.
Shree brings in the blend of rich expertise in Marcomm, Sales, Business Development, Large Enterprise Account Management for Industry Verticals, Channel Partner/Program Management, Product/Solutions management and ISVs/IoT start-up ecosystem development driving Influencer Sales in emerging technologies. Shree is a passionate technologist who challenges the industry and technology providers to innovate and think out of the box since she believes that Technology’s principal goal is to enable an individual, organization, city, or a nation to retrofit their existing system/business model/solutions/infrastructure, which will empower and transform the way people live, and work in the era of digital transformation. Shree also holds various awards for having built trusted Business Partner relationships. She is an enthusiastic and fervent Speaker and Writer in the Next-Gen Technologies, Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Life-lessons, Motivation, and Self. Shree is a radical who is known for breaking the glass ceiling in her professional and personal life to evolve into who truly she wants to be.
In her current role as the head of Partnerships and Ecosystem (APAC) for R2 Data Labs at Rolls-Royce, her goal is to build strong Partnerships across Industry Players – Academia, Corporates, Governments, Industry bodies, Incubators, Accelerators, VCs for identifying the creme-de-la-creme ecosystem partners to solve the business pain-points which can be scalable for various Industry segments. Her focus is to Optimize/Vitalise and augment our existing cutting-edge technology capabilities to innovate with the diverse ecosystem initiatives of Co-Creation/Co-Innovation and Co-funding engagement models for efficiently addressing the problems instead of reinventing the wheels. Be the catalyst within the businesses in understanding the real-time challenges and align the ecosystem to the business goals for shaping the future through data-led innovation. This will help the ecosystem to accelerate the goal of faster turn-around time to deliver value and impact to the business/customers. The role of the Ecosystem team is to help the business and the company in their journey of ‘Digital Transformation’ by being the pioneers in powering the ecosystem capabilities for leading ahead of our competition. Establish “Ecosystem Team” as the Trusted business advisors both to the internal and external business stakeholders globally.
Shree is a Graduate (Hons.) from Bangalore University in Business Management and has a diploma in Computer Science – Ecommerce. She enjoys international travel, cooking and is in the constant pursuit of the spiritual. She is also passionate about women’s empowerment and spends her free time working with women and women’s organizations.
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