CIO

Pradipt Kapoor has joined Bharti Airtel as CIO. He takes over from Harmeen Mehta. Kapoor was previously associated with A.P. Moller-Maersk as Vice President & Global Head of Products &...
Jan 11, 2021
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70% of hiring processes of new CIOs rank individual determination and sensitivity as two critical personal characteristics in 2021, according to Gartner. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to shift...
Jan 06, 2021
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Much has been written about the role of CIO since William Synnott and William Gruber introduced it in their 1981 book, “Information Resource Management: Opportunities and Strategies for the 1980s”....
Dec 24, 2020
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Jagdip Kumar has joined as the CIO of Lohia Corp. Immediately prior to this, he was with Cosmo Films where he served in various managerial and leadership positions for more than a decade. Before that...
Dec 16, 2020
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Krishna Kant Mishra has joined as CIO of Century Metal Recycling. Immediatey prior to this, he was CIO at Everest Industries. Earlier, he served in various leadership and managerial positions in...
Dec 09, 2020
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For last few years, a lot of our vision, plans and targets were being explicitly made for 2020. After the turn of the millennium in 2000, the year 2020 was the most awaited. And how it came! All...
Dec 03, 2020
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It was 2017. CIO&Leader Annual Conference was being held in Udaipur that year. It was themed Agenda 2020. Participating CIOs worked in groups to prepare the enterprise IT agenda for 2020, which...
Dec 03, 2020
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IT spending in India will total USD 81.9 billion in 2021, an increase of 6% from 2020, according to Gartner. IT spending in 2020 is expected to total USD 79.3 billion, down 8.4% from 2019. “The COVID...
Nov 23, 2020
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Ramesh Lakshminarayanan has joined HDFC Bank as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was with Crisil, where he spent 3 years as Chief Technology and Information Officer. Lakshminarayanan joined CRISIL...
Nov 06, 2020
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As the COVID-19 pandemic unfolded, CIOs faced epic challenges and the road to recovery stretches ahead. For many business leaders, recovery isn't just a return to their former state, but a top to...
Oct 29, 2020
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When traditional business continuity plans failed the test of pandemic, the unenviable task of keeping the companies up and running, even as shutters rolled down on large swathes of the economy, fell...
Oct 29, 2020
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Organizations need to explore specific strategic technology trends in 2021, according to Gartner. “The need for operational resiliency across enterprise functions has never been greater,” said Brian...
Oct 20, 2020
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IT leaders are increasingly concerned about accelerated digital transformation, combined with the complexity of modern multi-cloud environments, and are putting already stretched digital teams under...
Oct 15, 2020
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Shuvankar Pramanick has joined Columbia Asia Hospitals as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was the CIO at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Earlier, he served in the same capacity at Paras Healthcare, Asian...
Oct 12, 2020
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More than 80% of global employees do not want to return to the office full-time, despite one in three (30%) employees claiming that being isolated from their team was the biggest hindrance to...
Oct 09, 2020
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Role of technology in business has changed drastically over the decades. Information technology initially was applied to enhance efficiency in processes. They still are. But increasingly, in many...
Oct 08, 2020
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Just 4-5 years back, there was an intense debate about who would be the best fit for the then emerging Chief Digital Officer roles – CIOs or CMOs? There was some basis for this debate. Digitization...
Oct 05, 2020
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George Fanthome has joined BIAL as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Group CIO at GMR Group. Earlier, he held various leadership positions at companies like Vedanta, Bharti Airtel, Genpact and...
Sep 29, 2020
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Srinadh Prasad has been appointed as CIO at Delhi International Airport. Immediately prior to this, he was CIO at Hyderabad International Airport. Earlier, he served as Senior Project Manager at...
Sep 01, 2020
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A Shiju Rawther has joined Poonawalla Finance as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Executive Vice President - Technology at IIFL. Earlier, he served in various leadership and managerial...
Jul 06, 2020
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Amit Waghmare has joined DB Corp as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Head - IT at Page Industries. Earlier, he served as the Head - IT in companies like VIP Industries, Inorbit Malls (India)...
Jun 26, 2020
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The COVID-19 crisis is creating pressure on CIOs to do more with less and make difficult decisions. Gartner recommends that CIOs follow a cost optimization framework to help determine where to reduce...
Jun 16, 2020
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Manish Shetty has joined Diageo India as CIO. Immediately prior to this, he was Director - IT at Tata Consumer Products. Earlier, he was CIO at Sanofi and Director - IT at Tata Global Beverages. He...
Jun 08, 2020
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Recognizing the importance of Gujarat in the enterprise IT map of India, CIO Klub, India’s largest association of Chief Information Officers and IT Heads, has launched its 10th chapter in Ahmedabad....
Jun 08, 2020
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There is no denying that the COVID-19 pandemic—the way it came and impacted our daily lives, business and economy—is unprecedented; we have never seen something like that in our lifetime. But...
May 21, 2020
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Guess how much we have discussed, analyzed and prophesized about disruptions – business model disruptions, creative disruptions, not to talk of digital disruption.  But few would have imagined...
May 12, 2020
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  Dhananjaya Tambe, DMD & CIO, State Bank of India highlights some of the main challenges in ensuring business continuity once the lockdown was announced. He mentions getting people to the IT...
May 04, 2020
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More than 90% CIOs say digital transformation will pickup pace in 2020 and Customer Experience (CX) will be a top driver to the digital transformation efforts, according to Flexera’s 2020 CIO...
Apr 06, 2020
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Cloud has become the primary IT delivery model for today’s enterprise. While different organizations—especially the early movers—may have started with their own reason—CFOs of large organization...
Mar 31, 2020
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Sony Pictures Networks India has appointed Raj Mohan Srinivasan as CIO. Prior to this, he was in an entrepreneurial role. He has also worked in companies like IBM and Oracle. Srinivasan completed his...
Feb 18, 2020
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Sudhir Mittal has joined XandPi as CIO & Director. Prior to this, he was Director at Vardan Services. Earlier, he had served in various leadership capacities in companies like Cloud Planet...
Feb 14, 2020
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The much awaited, much prophesized 2020 is here. In the last few years, we have seen a lot of forecasts and advices for CIOs, that tell them how their job profile is changing, how the expectations...
Jan 14, 2020
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The much-awaited, much-predicted-about 2020 is here. The deluge of technology forecasts continue to be bombarded on the enterprise IT managers. RPA, AI, Hybrid, IoT, Analytics…the more you read...
Jan 14, 2020
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In the initial days of Software as a Service (SaaS), one of its biggest attraction was that it allowed the non-IT functional executives to invest in the solutions that solved their problems well—and...
Jan 13, 2020
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Manish Israni has joined Yotta as its Head of IT Operations & Engineering and CIO. He has over 25 years of experience in IT infrastructure and hyperscale data centers for ITES, BFSI and telecom...
Nov 20, 2019
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Sanjay Singh has been appointed CTO & CIO at Paytm Payments Bank. Earlier, he was associated with Paytm as SVP - Technology & Engineering. He came to Paytm through its acquisition of QorQI,...
Nov 04, 2019
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Rajesh Kumar has joined as CIO of Tata Steel Processing and Distribution. He was earlier with Grasim Industries (Aditya Birla Insulators). In his career, he has also worked in companies like Star...
Nov 04, 2019
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As technology becomes more and more ingrained in business, a lot of areas hitherto managed by IT professionals are now being managed by other business executives. The marketing function has martech;...
Oct 10, 2019
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Cyber security is anything but new to the readers of CIO&Leader. It has existed for long as a major agenda item for the CIOs and later, the specialized managers called the Chief Information...
Oct 10, 2019
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Vidya Rao has joined Genpact as CIO. Earlier, she had worked for more than 16 years at Accenture, mostly as Managing Director. Prior to that, she had worked in various managerial capacities in...
Oct 09, 2019
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As society and business increasingly consume and produce digital goods and services, a digitally dexterous workforce is essential to foster agility, collaboration and the adoption of new digital...
Sep 18, 2019
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The theme for this year’s annual CIO&Leader was focused on the need for CIOs to reinvent—the way business is done, leveraging technology, but also, themselves. Today, businesses of all types and...
Sep 03, 2019
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The 20th annual CIO&Leader Conference was also the first in its two-decade history to be held in a metro city. It was themed CIO Reloaded, which was derived from the need for the CIO to transform...
Sep 03, 2019
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The phenomenal rise of digital technologies along with changing customer expectations is having a knock-on effect on C-suite dynamics. While earlier the CEO in alliance with CMO and/or CFO would...
Aug 22, 2019
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Sunder Madakshira, Head of Marketing, Adobe India talks about making customer experience one's business, relevance of unparalleled customer experience in digital era and Adobe's digital experience...
Aug 09, 2019
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C-suite organizations worldwide are achieving some success with digital transformation. But there’s still a strong belief that this evolution requires radical, far-reaching changes to achieve success...
Aug 07, 2019
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When it comes to cybersecurity awareness and practices, CIOs in the banking and financial services industry are at a much higher maturity curve than their peers. Despite their awareness and concerns...
Aug 06, 2019
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Over the last couple of years, US-based tech giant Cisco has undergone a massive transformation. The networking giant has not only transitioned from a hardware-centric model to a software-centric one...
Aug 05, 2019
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Rohit Adlakha has been appointed CIO and Global Head at Wipro HOLMES. Previously, he was the Vice President and Global Head at Wipro HOLMES and Automation Ecosystem.  Overall, Adlakha has 24 years of...
Jul 23, 2019
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