Healthcare & Life Sciences
Recognized as one of the Most Powerful Business Women in India 2014, by Business Today and also as the Young Global Leader 2010, by the World Economic Forum, Sangita Singh is the Chief Executive of Wipro’s Healthcare and Life Sciences Strategic Business Unit, which is focused on delivering business value through strategic solutions to the Healthcare and Life Sciences industry.
Sangita is the senior-most Indian woman executive among the Big-3 IT services companies in India. She has a vision of becoming the business value enabler to customers and making the Healthcare and Life Sciences a billion dollar business unit within Wipro by 2016. With a focus on accelerating business and unlocking value for customers, she has outlined the strategic themes of “revitalizing innovation”, “ensuring patient centricity”, “enhancing sales and commercial effectiveness”, “staying compliant” & “streamlining & simplifying” IT systems and business processes.
Christened as the ‘Outsourcing Wunderkid’ by Time magazine and a recipient of Stevie Award for “Best Asian Woman Executive” and “Excellence in Information Technology” award by FLO, the women’s wing of FICCI, she believes that this is the time for convergence in Healthcare and Life Sciences business. Her perspectives on ‘Accountable Care and Analytics at its Core’ published in Knowledge@Wharton have received great reviews by industry and analysts alike.
Sangita has spearheaded multiple top management roles including SVP and Head of Enterprise Applications Services (EAS) – one of the largest technology service lines of Wipro’s global IT business with a revenue run rate of over 700 million USD. She has been credited with several strategic business achievements both within and outside the organization. In her five year association with the EAS service line, Sangita had driven EAS to be one of the fastest growing within Wipro’s – Global IT business. Under her leadership, the EAS service line innovated the non-linear service delivery model. Also, she was instrumental in elevating Wipro’s partnership stature as the global services partner of the world’s leading technology firms – Oracle and SAP.
During her tenure as Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer for Wipro’s Global – IT business, she was instrumental in establishing Wipro’s brand as a leading IT service provider globally. Under her leadership, Wipro was awarded the IDC CMO global best practices award and ITSMA (IT Services Marketing Association) Services Marketing Excellence award.
Sangita is passionate about nurturing People Engagement and Diversity and has been the executive sponsor for Wipro’s diversity initiatives. She has represented Wipro and championed the cause of diversity in multiple global forums, including the World Economic Forum at Davos, Fortune Women’s Forum, FICCI, NASSCOM and the Cisco-CEO Forum. She has also evangelized a global people-engagement & knowledge harnessing program though collaboration (leveraging web 2.0 technologies & Social Media) which has been a benchmark within the organization.
Sangita holds an engineering degree from the Regional Engineering College-Durgapur and is based out of New York.