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Venkat Kodumudi leads the blockchain and robotic process automation practices at CGI US. In this role he promotes CGI’s leadership position in those disciplines, and helps execute projects. Previously he was an administrative director in CGI Federal’s Security, Administrative, Judicial, and Enforcement division.

Venkat has more than 25 years of IT experience as both a government leader and a consultant. Prior to joining CGI, he served as deputy director of the operations and engineering division at the Transportation Security Administration.

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How blockchain, CRM and trade finance are transforming supply chain management

December 18, 2019 There’s an odd expression that is used when there is, perhaps, shocking news or a sudden realization. A person might say that “it hit them like a Mack truck.” Often times, this figurative phrase has a negative connotation, but in my case, it was a bit more literal, and certainly a sudden realization ...

Necessity drives innovation; innovation is a necessity

April 3, 2019 We’ve all heard the old aphorism, “Necessity is the mother of invention.” While the provenance of the proverb is uncertain, its truth is not in doubt. One may consider the terms “invention” and “innovation” as synonymous, or at least very closely related. Necessity forces us to think differently ...

How blockchain is like an HOA—it’s all about the governance

June 28, 2018 In my last blog post, I introduced ACT-IAC’s Blockchain Playbook for the U.S. federal government, drafted by a collaborative team of industry and government leaders. As part of the team helping to draft portions of the playbook, I came to realize the importance of a sharing mindset to the success of ...