Al Amador

Al brings extensive experience from the information technology field as a director of numerous enterprise implementations as well as over two decades of keynote speaking, communication training, teaching, coaching and facilitating. Al’s specialty is bringing teams together to work on the key areas of; trust, meaningful conflict, commitment and clarity. He has a passion for coaching directors and teams, as well as a reputation for connecting with both senior business and technical leaders.

Currently, Al works regularly with CEOs and executive teams in quickly and effectively applying the concepts captured in all of Pat Lencioni’s books. His clients span a broad spectrum of various industries, including technology, retail, pharmaceutical, healthcare, telecommunications, cable, manufacturing and others.

In addition to his work with consulting clients, Al serves on the Table Group Consulting Executive Committee where he has responsibility for business development as well as coordination of our consultants across the Western U.S.

Prior to joining the Table Group Al’s positions included; program director for credit card security at Kaiser Permanente, director of technology services for Bare Escentuals, and intranet services manager for Robert Half International. Al has led numerous technical teams in the UK, India, China, Japan, Germany, and Latin America.

Al lives with his wife and two children in Lafayette, California.

Al Amador

Andy Walter is a business results-driven professional with extensive experience in strategy, development, execution, and operations across Shared Services and IT. He led the Commercial Services & Delivery Organization (over 1500 IT and multifunctional professionals) for Procter & Gamble’s Global Business Services (GBS). He was responsible for IT & Shared Services for all Global Business Units and Markets around the world. His team was accountable for developing cutting-edge digital capabilities for Procter & Gamble to win “where it matters most,” with Consumers, Shoppers, and Retailers. This included all eBusiness, Consumer Services, BI/Analytics, Sales Force Solutions, Project Delivery, Business Process Services, and A&D / Company restructuring efforts. He has over 15 years working on Boards and in Board level advisory roles.

Al Amador

Ed has a long work history in the Property-Casualty insurance industry. At Progressive Insurance he served as a Division President and Director of Product Development. Under his leadership the product development function introduced a host of product and underwriting innovations that have played a vital role in the company’s dynamic growth. As a Senior Vice President at 21st Century Insurance he led the Marketing, Advertising, Sales and Actuarial functions for this direct distribution company. Ed is still active in the business. He provides consulting support in analytics and product design for two Personal Lines insurance start-ups. He teaches at Santa Monica College. He holds the CPCU and ARM designations. He has served on the Boards of industry organizations including the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) and Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety. 

KS Viswanathan

KSV is a seasoned technology leader with over 40 years of experience across the Indian and Global Tech landscape. He brings a unique blend of strategic vision and operational excellence, having played a pivotal role in shaping the Indian technology sector. His expertise spans across Technology & Services domains, with a deep understanding of the Indian tech market, Global Capability Centres (GCCs) built around, Engineering & Design, Business Process Management, and the Startup & Innovation ecosystem.

He has deep engagement with Corporate India and the Government of India/ State governments in shaping their digital agenda as well. KSV has been instrumental in influencing, incubating, evangelizing, scaling, and nurturing the GCC and Startup & Innovation ecosystem in India.

KSV’s experience, expertise, and leadership qualities make him a valuable advisor. He is a trusted guide for companies seeking to navigate the ever-evolving technology landscape and to unlock strategic opportunities.

Key Highlights
• GCC & Startup Ecosystem Champion: KSV has played a pivotal role in shaping the Indian technology and GCC industry for over four decades. GCCs have grown two times in the last 10 years in terms of exports revenue growth and size in India. India is now home to 45% of the Global enterprises with GCC model from India. KSV was instrumental in 15% CAGR growth in sponsorship amount from member companies for participating in nasscom programs.
• Building Trusted Networks: He has cultivated robust relationships with senior industry leaders, government officials, and other state and national trade bodies throughout his career.
• Strategic Leadership: Proven record of leading strategic initiatives, managing P&L and business development in technology companies like Wipro and Dell. Revenue grew up by 20% CAGR during 2003-2008 period and Profits grew by 6% CAGR in the same period. Set up the 100-member initial team in Dell for business model growth.
• Digital Transformation Expert: KSV possesses experience in guiding companies on their digital transformation journeys, fostering engineering and innovation design capabilities. KSV has been instrumental in shaping thoughts of several Fortune 500, Global 2000 enterprises to finalize their GCC and Industry segment specific strategy.
• Non-Profit & Public Service: Experience in contributing to industry initiatives through NASSCOM, Azim Premji Foundation, and Government bodies.

• Vice President, Industry Initiatives, NASSCOM: Has guided over 250 international organizations to build digital transformation strategies including assisting with India GCC strategies.
• Previous Roles: • Wipro: Chief Executive, Wipro Infotech focused on growth, PNL Management, Strategic Sales Management & Business Development, driving revenue growth and customer satisfaction.
• Dell India: As a Managing Director, played a key role in establishing the company’s direct business model in India. • Azim Premji Foundation: Head, New Initiatives to establish foundation’s University ambitions.

Beyond Industry Leadership
• KSV actively contributes to the broader technology landscape through his roles in: • Governing Body Member: Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Bengaluru
• Governing Council Member : CoE for Cyber Security and CoE for Design program of Government of Karnataka in association with IISc, Bangalore
• Past Adjunct Professor: BITS, Pilani
• Project Approval Committee Member: Ministry of Electronics and IT, Government of India and Government of Karnataka • Vision Group Member: IT for Department of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka

KSV is a prolific public speaker, and media evangelist on India growth stories as well as advocating for digital excellence and the growth of the GCC ecosystem and on leadership matters.