CIO Pulse

Krishna Parab has joined Privi Organics India as VP - IT. Earlier, he was associated with SIRO Clinpharm as Global Head - IT. He was also associated with various companies like Emco, Pidilite, Ion...
Apr 22, 2019
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Rahul Shandilya has joined Welspun Group as President & Group CIO. Earlier, he had served in the capacity of CIO at companies like Mahindra & Mahindra and AMW Motors. He had also held various...
Apr 22, 2019
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Lt. General (retd.) Rajesh Pant has been appointed as the Chief of National Cyber Coordination Center (NCCC). He takes over from Gulshan Rai, the first Cybersecurity Chief of India, who had held the...
Apr 05, 2019
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Vijay Balakrishnan has joined Michelin as Global Chief Data Officer. Earlier, he was associated with GE Transportation as Senior Director - Data & Anaytics. He has worked in leadership and...
Mar 26, 2019
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Jitendra Mishra has joined Alembic Pharmaceuticals as VP - CIO. Earlier, he was associated with Wanbury, also in the capacity of VP - CIO. He has also worked in senior leadership and management...
Mar 26, 2019
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Being the senior executive responsible for all the technology, running a company is not an easy task. Today’s CIOs often have to wear many hats to get the job done, stay competitive and lead more...
Mar 26, 2019
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Rajesh Garg has joined Trident Group India as CXO - IT. Earlier, he was the CIO & VP - Digital Transformation Solutions, Head - Infra Managed Services & Pre Sales, Solutioning at Rolta India...
Mar 14, 2019
725
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Sumit Singh has joined VPS Healthcare as Group CIO. Earlier, he was associated with Wockhardt Hospitals as VP - CIO & Business Head - Digital. He had also worked in various leadership and...
Mar 14, 2019
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Digital transformation is sweeping across every industry we can imagine and the insurance sector is no exception to this rule. While the insurance sector remained quite a laggard when it comes to...
Feb 26, 2019
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The agricultural industry has always been a high-risk, labor-intensive one, often impacted by unexpected environmental changes, economic downturns, and many other factors. But in the last few years,...
Feb 25, 2019
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Sandeep Goel has joined Moglix as SVP - Technology. Earlier, he was associted with Invasystems as COO. He had also worked in various leadership positions at companies like Acuvate, Intelligroup and...
Feb 21, 2019
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Anil Kumar has joined ToneTag as CTO. Previously, he was associated in various leadership positions at Oracle. He had also the position of Technical Architect at i2 Technologies and was an engineer...
Feb 21, 2019
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Anil Menon has joined Tata Starbucks as GM - IT Innovation. Most recently, he was associated with another Tata enterprise – a Tata & Tesco JV, Trent Hypermarket (Star Bazaar). Earlier, he had...
Feb 11, 2019
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Can the CIO become CEO or COO? This question has been asked rhetorically many times to make a point that CIOs are now taking business decisions and are thinking like business managers, making them ‘...
Feb 04, 2019
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Gaurav Kheterpal has joined MTX Group as CTO. Most recently, he was Vice President - Mobility & Technology Evangelism at Metacube. Earlier, he had worked in various leadership and managerial...
Jan 30, 2019
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Mayur Danait has joined Pidilite Industries as CIO. Earlier, he was the CIO of Lupin where he served for nine long years. He was also associated in various leadership and managerial capacities in...
Jan 29, 2019
1,022
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Goutam Datta has joined Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Co as CI&TO. Previously, he was associated with ICICI Lombard GIC as Vice President - Technology. He had also worked in esteemed organizations...
Jan 28, 2019
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Bhupendra Pant has joined OTE Group as CIO. Previously, he was associated with Welspun Corp as CIO & Vice President – IT. He has also worked in various leadership and managerial capacities at...
Jan 21, 2019
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Like CIOs, quite a few Chief Information Security Officers (CISOs) too moved to newer opportunities in 2018. If the list looks smaller, it is because the overall list is smaller—there are far lesser...
Jan 10, 2019
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CIO stands for Career Is Over—that is how the old quip went. Once you become CIO of a fairly large organization, you are stuck there for long. The joke was not entirely off-the-mark. Many Indian CIOs...
Jan 04, 2019
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In the first high profile CIO movement of 2019, Shiv Kumar Bhasin has joined as the Chief Technology & Operations Officer. He was serving as the Global CTO of State Bank of India (SBI), India's...
Jan 02, 2019
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Pavan Tsunduru has joined as Chief Information Officer of Great Eastern Shipping. Immediately prior to this, he was the CIO of Adani Ports and SEZ. He has been part of Reliance and Tata Teleservices...
Jan 02, 2019
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Mukesh Jain has joined Capgemini as VP & Head of Data Technology. Previously, he was associated with VFS Global in the capacity of CTO. He has worked in various leadership, managerial and...
Dec 19, 2018
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NEXT100 2016 Winner Amit Jaokar has joined  Motilal Oswal Financial Services as Head of Technology (Institutional Business). Previously, he was associated with Choice International where he served as...
Dec 13, 2018
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Nilesh Mhatre has now joined the Bank of America India as the Chief Information Officer (CIO). Previously, he was associated with the Hong Kong & Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) as the CIO....
Dec 05, 2018
1,275
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Satya Saibaba Vakkalanka has taken over as vice president IT and CIO of JMC Projects (India) Ltd. He was earlier with Turner Project Maagement (India). As business and tech get more and more aligned...
Nov 04, 2018
2,126
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Sankarason Banerjee has joined as the CIO of RBL Bank. One of the most articulate and business savvy CIO, Sankarson served as the CTO, Projects at National Stock Exchange prior to this. He has also...
Oct 02, 2018
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Ajay Vij has taken over as CIO at Fortis Healthcare. He was serving as the Head of Supply Chain in the same company. Ajay has a varied experience being in core business, supply chain, IT, IT...
Oct 01, 2018
2,004
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Veneeth Purushotaman has joined as the Group CIO at Aster DM Healthcare. Before joining Aster, he served as the CIO of Fortis Healthcare. Before switching to healthcare, Veneeth served in retail...
Oct 01, 2018
3,089
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Asfar Khan has joined as the Director – IT for South Asia at Kellogg Company. Before this, he served as the Chief Technology Officer at Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt Ltd. He has also served in...
Oct 01, 2018
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Kalpesh Doshi has joined as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) for India at FIS Global. A career security and risk profeesional, Kalpesh has got experience in both security technology and...
Sep 26, 2018
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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
6,394
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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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