SVP, Chief Digital Information Officer at Ameren, Bhavani Amirthalingam, shares how to navigate difficult situations that life throws, take advantage of opportunities, and how approaching life with curiosity and compassion can be all the difference in a purposeful life and career.
Amongst her duties at Ameren, Bhavani hosts a suite of other skills and interests. She knows 3 other languages; Hindi, Kannada, and Tamil, used to be an FLL Coach (Robotics),and serves on the board for the St. louis Ballet Company as well as served on the board of Soorya Performing Arts, promoting South Asian performing arts in North America.
Amongst other feats in her career, Bhavani built an IT organization of over 350 people to help scale and grow Worldwide Technology from $500M to $6.5B leading the company to being ranked as the 5th Best Place to work in IT by Computerworld in 2013.
She also earned an MBA in Information Management from SP Jain of Management and Research, and a Bachelor’s in Computer Science from the University of Madras.
Bhavani’s Something Extra: Curiosity to learn