Lakshminarayanan Vaidyanathasamy (a.k.a. LNV Samy) joined ClockOn as its Chief Executive Officer in June 2017. He had previously been associated with the company as an adviser and consultant and joined the Board in 2015.
Prior to his recent appointment, he held senior executive positions with Unisys where he filled a number of roles, including those of Global Leader for Technology Program Management and Leader of the Technology Centers in Australia, China and India. He had previously held key positions in BAE Systems (Australia), Fujitsu Australia, and ABB India.
He is an Advisory Board Member of the Allana Institute of Management Sciences, India and the SME Make-in-India Foundation which is focused on Rural Development in Karnataka and has recently joined the Advisory Board of that organisation.
He is a member of IEEE and a senior member of the Australian Computer Society. He has served as a member of a number of eminent industry bodies in Australia including the Industry Advisory Committee of Macquarie University, ICT R&D Roundtable and Austrade. He has published in a number of international engineering journals.
He holds a Bachelor of Engineering degree (Honours) from the University of Madras, India, a Master's degree in Technology, Software Engineering, from Macquarie University, Australia, and a Master's degree in Business Administration from Macquarie Graduate School of Management, Australia.