As founder and chairman of ThoughtWorks Inc., Roy Singham is recognized globally as a software development innovator of change. Throughout his 20-year career, Roy has inspired the industry as an influential supporter of emerging technologies, open source programming languages, and agile methods of software development.
He is regularly featured as a keynote speaker and panel presenter to global conferences and organizations including the prestigious Fortune Brainstorm Technology conferences, the Council on Foreign Relations, Techonomy, India’s The National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) as well as for Agile conferences in China, Brasil and Australia.
Roy is a true global citizen traveling internationally over 250 days a year, and spending time in some 60 countries – not only in western nations and Silicon Valley, but also in the newly emerging markets and technology hot spots of Asia and Latin America. He represents ThoughtWorks as one of the Global Growth Companies at the World Economic Forum. Roy is a graduate of Howard University in Washington, DC.