Harmeen Mehta, Global CIO & CDO, Bharti Airtel has been awarded the prestigious 2018 CIO Leadership Award, conducted by MIT Sloan CIO Symposium. At the 15th Annual MIT Sloan CIO Symposium, Harmeen beat other nominees because of her exceptional vision and execution skills to lead digital transformation in her organization.
Over more than a decade, the Award has recognized Chief Information Officers (CIOs) who lead their organizations to deliver exemplary levels of business value through innovative use of IT.
Harmeen in her current role is responsible for all of IT and engineering across India, South Asia and 14 countries in Africa. Moreover, she leads the digitization agenda across Bharti Airtel, building innovative platforms to bring new monetization opportunities to the company. She has worked as CIO in BBVA and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. In addition, she has worked in HSBC, British Airways and Qantas Airways. Harmeen is also a Board member for the TM Forum and several startups in India and Silicon Valley. She has been recognized by the Economic Times as one of the top 10 women in the telecom and tech industry across the globe.