Dhinakar Selwyn is self motivat- ed, has a desire to learn, is hard working and is passionate about
grooming the talent at Capgemini to
do bigger things early and often.
“I strive to set the benchmark and
be a role model,” he says. “Doing big
things early and in a differentiated
way has always been important to me.
What I enjoy most about consulting is
that I get to face a new problem every
day. And every day a new customer
makes me a trusted practitioner in my
area of expertise.”
Selwyn is a Senior Director-FS,
Global Head for Mainframe Practice
who leads Capgemini Legacy Re-
vitalization CoE and is a pioneer in
the field of Decommissioning. He is
Global Head Mainframe Practice &
Legacy Revitalization Centre of Ex-
cellence for Capgemini.
Among his major accomplishments,
Selwyn designed and developed the
Demise Factory, which delineates offerings for Capgemini.
He has 20-plus years of distinct
consulting worldliness in the area of IT
Strategy Consulting, Portfolio Optimization, Modernization, Decommission
and IT—Cost Optimization. He has
handled more than 80 large strategy,
business transformation and IT Consulting engagements, especially for 36
of the Fortune 50 companies.
“I consulted and delivered the
world’s first legacy technologies to
Microservices transformation, a true
Digital Transformation to AWS,”
Selwyn says. “That has created major
impact in the U.S. auto market.”
The result? He and his team won the
Business Impact Award.
Selwyn was nominated as a Global
“Pride to me and my personal and professional family. This brings laurels to my firm as we are one
Leader in Consulting numerous times
by colleagues and co-workers. Among
the comments in some of those nomi-
“Dhinakar is a great inspiration
and a leader for us here at Capgemini.
He is the global head for mainframe
technology practice and also spear-
heads Legacy Revitalization CoE,
which works on Digital Transforma-
tion Initiative across business units.
He is great mentor and a teacher who
has an eye for details. His skills in
consulting are unparalleled which
comes in his zealous and passionate
presentations and his proven track re-
cord in delivering complex projects
of strategic importance.”
Another nomination read: “Dhi-
nakar is a true leader who leads by
example. He is passionate and very
much committed In March 2018, he
became the head of the Mainframe
Practice. Within 15 months he made
the Mainframe practice very success-
ful, bringing in new businesses. This
wouldn’t have been possible without
Dhinakar’s guidance and support.”
of the leading consulting firms. I dedicate this award to my team who relentlessly work for me to
shine in front of our customers and my family who misses me as I am always on the run.”
Q&A: What does being
recognized as a Global Leader
in Consulting mean to you?
Your firm? Your clients?
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