CIO Pulse

Anjani Kumar has joined as Chief Information Officer for AMI ( Africa, Middle East and India) Region at Nissan Motor Corporation. He was most recently serving with IT services company Collabera as...
Sep 06, 2018
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Rajnish Sinha is now CIO at Bajaj Electricals Ltd. He takes over from Pratap Gharge, who had been associated with the Mumbai-headquartered consumer electrical equipment manufacturing company for over...
Aug 02, 2018
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P Jayakrishnan has now taken up a new role as CIO at Muthoot Technologies. Previously, he was Associate Vice President at Muthoot FinCorp. He has done his Masters in Computer Applications from...
Jul 31, 2018
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Sandip Kothari has joined as the CIO of Wonderchef Home Appliances, promoted by celebrity chef Sanjeev Kappor. Sandip is a veteran technology manager who has extensive experience in the consumer...
Jul 06, 2018
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There are two kinds of organizations. One is where a user applies IT for business and the other where the user are the producer of IT products or services. In the case of former, the degree of...
Jun 06, 2018
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Any CXO position is a combination of expertise and added layers of “big picture thinking” ability and leadership. A CIO/CISO without a strong IT background is a Chief Operating Officer , or a Chief...
Jun 04, 2018
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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,...
May 28, 2018
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Rajesh Varrier who led the IT and digital initiatives of Birla Sun Life Insurance as its Chief Information and Digital Officer has joined Infosys on the practice side. Rajesh worked in Infosys as the...
May 04, 2018
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Shalimar Paints has more than a century-old legacy and rich heritage. It was established in 1902, and is country’s first paint company in the field of paints and coatings. Being the oldest paint...
May 03, 2018
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For years, IT leaders have treated Return on Investment (ROI) as testament of a successful IT initiative. For most CIOs, realizing a hard ROI wasn’t always easy and it wasn’t necessary that every...
May 02, 2018
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Meheriar Patel has now joined Jeena & Company as Group CIO. Previously, he was associated with AGC Networks (an Essar Group company) as CIO. He has also worked in companies, such as Sun Pharma,...
Apr 20, 2018
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Can the CIO drive digital transformation? Not surprisingly, you hear an emphatic yes, when you ask this question to the CIO community. The question is invariably interpreted as one related to...
Mar 29, 2018
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Gupta Boda is now Chief Technology Advisor at National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). Earlier, he was the Group CISO at GMR Infrastructure Limited. He was also associated with...
Mar 09, 2018
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Satyanarayana Kasturi has joined Ashok Piramal Group as Group IT Head. He was previously associated with Essar Projects and Vandana Global as CIO. He has also been associated with companies like...
Mar 09, 2018
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More than half of the CIOs in world’s largest companies plan to leave by 2020 and the businesses are not ready with a succession plan, The Wall Street Journal writes quoting a recent research by top...
Mar 08, 2018
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Puneet Kaur Kohli, who served as the Group EVP-IT and CTO at Bajaj Capital Limited for the last four and half years, has joined Mannapuram Finance as its Group CTO. Manappuram Finance (MAFIL) is a...
Feb 20, 2018
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Swami TV has taken over as the Chief Digital Officer of Nissan Motors, based in Yokohama, Japan. A GE veteran, he was with the company for more than 12 years before joining Nissan. It may be noted...
Feb 02, 2018
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At a CIO level, I do not believe that vertical specialization is important. Most CIOs I know in the industry today have worked across sectors – gaining a wide-range of domain expertise. In the past...
Jan 31, 2018
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I have worked in the healthcare sector for only a decade as compared to my overall experience of over 20 years or so, and yet, I have been labelled as a healthcare CIO despite the fact that I come...
Jan 30, 2018
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Veteran CIO and thought leader Arun Gupta has joined as the consulting Chief Technology Officer (CTI) at Praxis Home Retail, the newly demerged home retail business of Kishore Biyani promoted Future...
Jan 30, 2018
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Nilesh Shah has joined as the Group CIO of investment management company, Prabhudas Liladhar. He will be based in Mumbai. Shah was earlier the Group CIO of Symphony, a leading air cooler company,...
Jan 25, 2018
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Sanjay Kotha has joined Adani Group as Joint President and Group CIO. He will be based in Ahmedabad. Kotha was earlier with Hindustan Coca Cola Beverages. He has earlier worked with Walmart India,...
Jan 25, 2018
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Chandresh Dedhia has now joined Ascent Health & Wellness Solutions Pvt Ltd as Head of Information Technology. Ascent is a pharma supply-chain company focused at improving the accessibility and...
Jan 10, 2018
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Manish Tiwari has joined as Senior VP and Global Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for Bharti Airtel, India's largest telecom service provider. Tiwari, an ex-defence personnel, who served as...
Jan 02, 2018
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Niranjan Bhalivade has joined as the CEO - Information Technology at Trident Group, a leading manufacturer of textiles and based in Ludhiana. Bhalivade, who has served as a jury member for annual...
Jan 02, 2018
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Despite all the hype around digital transformation and chief digital officers, India, Inc. has less than 40 chief digital officers at the end of 2017, not counting the digital business heads of...
Dec 29, 2017
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Anand Thakur has joined as the Chief Digital Officer of Jubilant Foodworks Ltd. This is a newly created position at the company. A techie, Thakur served in various IT companies including Infosys,...
Dec 26, 2017
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Major Vikas Singh Yadav, an experienced information security professional, who was with the Indian Army and was working most recently in a government assignment, has joined as the Chief Information...
Dec 26, 2017
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Arindam Singha Roy has joined as the CIO of East India Udyog, a major transformer, conductor and EPC company. Before this, he was the Head of IT at SPML Infra where he was responsible for setting up...
Dec 26, 2017
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Pratap Pat Joshi, Head IT, Mercedez Benz India Pvt Ltd talks about the role of disruptive technologies, and specifically artificial intelligence, in growing the business
Dec 06, 2017
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Sachin Gupta, Senior Vice President and Group CIO at Havells India Ltd talks about the role of innovation in building the enterprises of tomorrow.
Dec 06, 2017
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Rajesh Uppal, Executive Officer IT, and CIO, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd discusses the impact of the rapid evolution of technology on his industry and the role of a CIO and CDO
Dec 06, 2017
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Jayantha Prabhu, CIO, Essar Group, talks about how the CIO role is fit to lead digital initiatives in the organization
Dec 06, 2017
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Rupinder Goel, Global CIO at Tata Communications, discusses how the onslaught of digital is changing organizations
Dec 06, 2017
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Sandesh Govalkar has joined as Head of Technology at Mirae Asset Capital Markets. It is a homecoming of sorts for Sandesh who served in the company for more than four years before joining ING...
Nov 16, 2017
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Over the past several months, HPE has communicated a lot about HPE Next, a company-wide initiative that will architect a purpose-built company designed to compete and win in the markets where we...
Oct 31, 2017
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Thomas was the Group CIO for all of GE Global businesses, where he worked closely with GE business leaders and partners across all regions outside USA to understand their local needs and deliver in...
Oct 16, 2017
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Bhavin Purohit has taken over as CIO & Group IT Head at Welspun Group. He was the CIO at Arvind Ltd for more than three years. Purohit, a Next100 jury, has earlier worked in large companies such...
Oct 09, 2017
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Veteran technology leader Girish Rao has been appointed as the Chief Digital Transformation Officer of retail major Future Group. He will drive transformation initiatives across the group. Rao was...
Sep 20, 2017
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P K X Thomas has taken over as Chief Technology Officer at Reliance Lifestyle Holdings Limited (Reliance Brands). An e-commerce industry vetteran, he has served in companies such as Hpscotch,...
Sep 19, 2017
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Rajesh Uppal, CIO & Executive officer(IT) , Maruti Suzuki India discusses how CIOs need to lead the technology and customer experience strategy of their enterprise to tackle the ever changing...
Sep 15, 2017
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Ask a CIO about business alignment and he will emphasize on the need of it but very few actually do something about it. Not Rajendra Deshpande; the Chief Information Officer at Intelenet Global...
Jul 20, 2017
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Pooja Chatrath, Assistant Vice President - IT at Cryoviva Biotech & Lineage Healthcare has been appointed to serve as the Vice President - IT at the company. Chatrath, who is a 2016 NEXT100...
Jul 19, 2017
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Priya Dar, Head of IT Applications at Godfrey Phillips has been appointed to serve as CIO at the company. Dar, who is a 2016 NEXT100 Winner and was among the 7 women IT leaders felicitated at the...
Jul 04, 2017
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Amit Dhingra, Head of Enterprise Risk, Internal Audit & Information Security at Birlasoft Technologies talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview...
Jul 03, 2017
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Jitendra Mishra, VP – IT & CIO, Wanbury Ltd. talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by the...
Jun 30, 2017
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Suresh Kumar, Partner & CIO, Grant Thornton, talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios faced by your industry by the year 2020? Our...
Jun 14, 2017
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Mandar Marulkar, CIO & CDO, KPIT Technologies, talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview: Scenarios that are likely to impact your industry by...
Jun 08, 2017
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Pratap Gharge, Executive President & CIO at Bajaj Electricals Ltd., talks to CIO&Leader, keeping the Vision 2020 in perspective. Excerpts from the interview:   Things which are likely to...
Jun 07, 2017
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One of the interesting applications of IoT is in the IT/ITes industry. Being an IT services company, Happiest Minds is deploying IoT not just as a solution for its external customers, but it is also...
May 18, 2017
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