Chithrai Mani is a visionary technology leader, cross-domain expert, and the Chief Technology and Innovation Officer (CTIO) at InfoVision. InfoVision is an innovation consulting and digital transformation leader equipping businesses with the people, processes, platforms, and training required to deeply ingrain innovation and future readiness in their business models.
Chithrai Mani is a passionate technology enthusiast and innovation specialist at the helm of InfoVision’s most ambitious digital transformation projects and products. With InfoVision and his previous companies, he has been instrumental in shaping the digital future of multiple Fortune 500 companies across various industries.
Among Chithrai’s strengths are his cross-industry domain expertise and his extensive experience in formulating digital strategy, planning, business alignment, architecting, value-and ROI-driven execution, and innovation. He co-founded the Digit7 lab (formerly NxtGEN iLab) at InfoVision in Richardson, where he sees innovation-centered products through ideation to implementation, resulting in industry-relevant breakthrough solutions leveraging emerging technologies with a team of 130-plus experts in the areas of LIDAR, drone, AI/ML, blockchain, IoT, 5G, edge analytics and edge AI, among others
As one of the top technology influencers in the DFW area, Chithrai sits on the prestigious Forbes Technology Council and CompTIA’s Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council. He dons multiple hats as a technology evangelist, keynote speaker, workshop facilitator, and coach for executives on digital transformation, change management, leadership, and technology as a success factor for businesses. His core belief of “technology as an enabler, not an end goal” drives most of his conversations and projects and is validated by bold results achieved in quick turnarounds.