Vijay Iyer

President & Global Head - Travel & Transportation, Hexaware

Vijay Iyer is President and Global Head of Travel & Transportation at Hexaware. He has over 27 years in the industry, including 17 years in providing professional consulting services to clients in operational improvement, business and IT strategy development, and technology integration.

Vijay was the CEO of Cignex, the largest pure play open source consulting company. Prior to Cignex, Vijay spent over 14 years at HCL Technologies where he played a key role in the creation of a few industry verticals, as well as the enterprise application services and the enterprise transformation services lines of business at HCL. He was also responsible for delivering large, strategic, and integrated multi-service engagements. Prior to HCL, Vijay was the CIO of a large manufacturing and distribution organization heading business and IT strategy. He was also instrumental in re-engineering the business processes of the organization and improving productivity.

Vijay holds a MS from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani with specialization in automation and control. In addition, Vijay has completed executive education from Harvard Business School in Delivering Information Systems. His interests include cooking, road biking, golfing, and the Internet of Things.