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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Shantanu Baruah
Shantanu Baruah
HCL Technologies
Executive Vice President


Shantanu Baruah is an Executive Vice President leading New Business acquisition in the Life Sciences and Healthcare business at HCL Technologies. Prior to this, he actively spearheaded one of HCL’s top three accounts globally and headed the digital practice. With over 21+ years of experience across multiple disciplines, Baruah has been a pioneer in the fields of healthcare, life sciences, digital, and information access at HCL Technologies. His leadership has guided delivery, practice building, and development of market-leading solutions to reach new heights. A leader with global exposure, Baruah has successfully led teams across India, Singapore, France, and the U.S. His technological expertise and innovative leadership qualities have placed him at the forefront of important business acquisitions. A passionate writer, he has authored numerous papers on healthcare, knowledge management, digital experience management, and big data impact on payers/providers. Baruah is also an active speaker at industry forums. Baruah is active in the app development community and has an approved app on the Apple App Store. Shantanu has been recognized as one of The top 25 Healthcare IT Executives of 2020 by The IT Services Report. Baruah lives in NJ. His philanthropic outreach includes education for children in developing nations.

Areas of expertise

Healthcare, Life sciences, Digital, and information access

Group Overview

Today, governments face a lot of challenges to provide effective and efficient citizen services as they look for new and improved ways with increased transparency, and enhanced public safety and productivity. HCLTech’s innovative iGOVERN® solution aims to transform the way unemployment insurance (UI) claims and corresponding IT services are provided to the citizens. It enables easy adoption of changing federal legislations and UI processes, along with rapid technology implementation. The iGOVERN® solution enables smart governance by facilitating “government-to-citizen” connection. Having dedicated technical and functional Centers of Excellence (CoEs) and a history of successful government engagements, it offers business-led solutions architectured by domain experts and perfected in local development centers in the US. Services Based on the core principles of citizen-centric pillars of HCLTech’s offerings Citizen First Direct government-to-customer interface Open to feedback with immediate and continued improvement Transparency and accountability in all transactions Improved quality of service Productivity Improvement Highly scalable cloud-based implementation offers optimized efficiency Visually appealing and responsive UI provides mobility of accessing the application on any device Robotic process automation accelerates time-to-value, reduces human errors, and offers enhanced performance Facilitates paperless working and workflow automation Compliance and integrity Advanced data analytics Fraud detection, prevention, and management Reduced Costs Inter- and intra-agency collaboration for easy processing Maximize existing investments Proven and tested solutions State-of-the-art technology Green IT Reduced paperwork Data center optimization Virtualization Remote working capabilities Reduced real estate needs

Firm Overview

With expertise in Digital, Engineering and Cloud, HCL Technologies delivers solutions that fulfill the traditional, transformational and future needs of clients across the globe. Digital HCLTech’s end-to-end Digital offerings enable enterprises to increase business resilience, improve operational efficiency and deepen client engagement. Engineering HCLTech Engineering and R&D services (ERS) empower enterprises to improve time-to-profit, accelerate product development and maximize return on innovation. Cloud HCLTech’s exclusive CloudSMART offerings and services enable organizations to optimize cloud to accelerate innovation and agility at scale. HCLTech is a global technology company, home to 219,000+ people across 54 countries, delivering industry-leading capabilities centered around digital, engineering and cloud, powered by a broad portfolio of technology services and products. HCLTech works with clients across all major verticals, providing industry solutions for Financial Services, Manufacturing, Life Sciences and Healthcare, Technology and Services, Telecom and Media, Retail and CPG, and Public Services. Consolidated revenues as of 12 months ending September 2022 totaled $12.1 billion.