Ram Sastry, Ph.D.

North America Consulting Practice Lead, Internet-of-Things, Tata Consultancy Services


Two decades of extensive industry experience that includes developing business solutions for a wide cross section of industries from smart/connected homes & buildings, industrial automation & manufacturing, transportation, supply chain, remote health care, and smart grid.

Currently Ram heads the IoT Consultancy services for TCS in NA.

Functional Expertise

  • Monitoring achievement of strategic, financial and operational benefits, ensuring planned business outcomes are achieved and helping to adjust programs if necessary
  • Identification of business requirements, conduct blueprint workshops, develop functional and technical design documents, prototype and test solutions and define support procedures
  • Architecting and implementing IoT Solution Architectures and Platforms with Machine/Deep Learning, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognitive Computing


  • Co-chair of the Industrial Internet of Things (IIOT) consortium for Test Beds
  • Awarded 6 US patents, 4 of them IOT related in various technology areas ((6,871,318, 6,687,877, 7,418,305, 8,326,465, 8,315,839, 8,112,381), and two dozen+ publications in refereed conferences and journals. 
  • Ph.D. and M.S in Electrical Engineering, and M.A. in Mathematics, University of Pittsburgh

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