Naveen Gullapalli currently is Head of Novartis Global Operations and Novartis Global Business Services in India. He is responsible for leading Novartis multi functional multi divisional global centres at Hyderabad and is part of the Global Business Services leadership team that is responsible for the creation, delivery and growth of multi functional world wide business services. He also serves on the Novartis India Country Executive Committee. Before Novartis, Naveen spent about ten years with Thomson Reuters, setting up and running shared services centres in Europe and India. He also worked in consulting and audit, starting his career at PricewaterhouseCoopers.