VP, Digital Transformation
Lakshmi Ashok is vice president of digital transformation at SAIC. In this role, she spearheads strategy and implementation of digital transformation for the federal government and leads the company’s four digital practice areas: software, platforms, cyber, and data analytics. Under her direction, the digital practices are empowered to develop innovative products for digital transformation, provide consultancy, deliver disruptive technology, and support all-around business capture. Ashok is a thought leader advocating enhanced customer missions through innovative technology and is an evangelist for digital transformation.
Ashok joined SAIC in 2020 with the acquisition of Unisys Federal. At Unisys Federal, she most recently served as vice president of application services, where she led solution development for transformational application services, managed cloud services, as well as agile development and data analytics services for the federal government. She guided a fast-paced delivery team, led business capture solutioning for application services, and managed the product portfolio, enterprise services, and operations for federal application services. She previously served as vice president for homeland security and critical infrastructure, driving the innovation, optimization, and support of Department of Homeland Security mission-critical systems.
Prior to joining Unisys Federal, Ashok held multiple positions at CSRA and CSC, including director of consulting services, director of digital platforms, director of cloud services, and solutions architect. Throughout her career, she has architected, implemented, and delivered enterprise-scale IT services and capabilities to multiple federal clients and has led corporate-wide strategies in the area of next-generation IT services.
Ashok earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics and communication engineering from the University of Mysore and a master’s degree in aeronautical systems engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology. She holds several certifications in the cloud and technology fields.