Rama Devi Lanka
Director - Emerging Technologies, OSD | Gov of Telangana
A career spanning different domains from Civil engineering to Information Technology to e-Governance across Government, not for profit, private and start-up companies located in India and the USA garnering skills in IT consulting, IT strategy, product development, program management, designing and procurement of Infrastructure projects and eGovernance programs.
I am happy that I played a role in the Digital India growth story by way of conceptualization and design of a number of e-Governance projects that are crucial in bringing in reforms and transformation in various domains such as Health, Visa-Immigration, Civil Aviation, Atomic Energy, Education and Urban Local Bodies.
I am always interested in learning new technologies – Formulated the strategy for the implementation of the Meghraj policy of cloud for Government of India. To enable cloud adoption by the Government Departments at States/Center developed a strategy, toolkit and procurement guidelines.
I have led consulting teams including teams from the partner consulting firms in various projects/programs that covered areas such as process re-engineering, solution designing, product evaluation, preparation of IT Roadmaps, formulation of RFPs, contract negotiations.
During my stint at the Silicon Valley in the US, I worked in start-up companies in product development using cutting edge technologies.
In the initial years of my career, I was involved in design and procurement of water supply and drainage schemes for the urban local bodies in India.