John Samuel

Managing Director - Health and Public Service,
Accenture in India


John has held senior leadership positions for the past nearly 20 years largely in the Management Consulting, Information Technology & Telecom space. Over the past 4 years, John has been at the helm of managing the Health & Public Service practice (H&PS) in Accenture India in the Role of Managing Director (H&PS India). He is responsible for a wide array of initiatives undertaken by Accenture with both State and Central Government and is credited for some of the most successful outcome-driven programs across the Country. He is currently also heading a digital disruption project in the Health Technology on Remote Vitals Monitoring which has already won multiple awards from across the globe in Accenture

Previously John was responsible for establishing and growing Verizon Business in India in the role of Country President. During his tenure, Verizon was awarded the ILDO, NLDO & ISP Licenses in India and India business delivered stellar results for Verizon. John started his career with the Tata Group and has worked with various MNCs including British Telecom, NEC JV, Infonet etc.

John is an alumnus of Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies Mumbai, India and is also pursuing his Fellowship in sustainability CAS/New York. He is very active in CSR related work and was involved in founding the JPES School in Orrisa for Tribal Children.