Ayan Mukerji is the Chief Executive of Wipro?s Media and Telecom Strategic Business Unit & Product Engineering Services.
In an era of digital disruption, Ayan is responsible to help clients across the Telco Media value chain achieve their goals by delivering the business and technology expertise that enables them to do business better. Ayan also heads Wipro's Product Engineering service line that creates intelligent products and connected devices for customers while enhancing engineering and manufacturing processes across industry sectors.
Over his tenure of more than twenty five years at Wipro, Ayan has held a wide range of leadership positions across IT, Product Engineering and Systems Integration businesses. As the Chief Sales and Operations Officer for Europe until March 2010, he transformed Europe into one of Wipro's fastest growing regions significantly ahead of competition. Ayan has been instrumental in expanding Wipro's customer base in France, Germany and the Nordics in particular.
Prior to this he was the Head of Sales for Wipro's Product Engineering Services business at North America for seven years. During this time, he drove Wipro's exponential growth in the technology business, making it the largest Product R&D services provider in the world. Ayan also established Wipro's VLSI and hardware design services practice, an area in which Wipro is the undisputed global leader today.
He joined Wipro in 1987 as a management graduate from The Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Calcutta. He did his B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur.
Ayan's experience of working with CEOs, CIOs and CTOs of Fortune 100 corporations, especially in the Telco-Media space over gives him a unique and in-depth understanding of their markets and businesses. A prolific speaker, Ayan has been sharing his views on technology?s impact on changing consumer experiences at forums like Oracle open world, Zinnov Confluence and other global events across the Telco Media landscape.
He is associated with leading forums like Telecom Council Silicon Valley, TM Forum and ETC (Entertainment Technology Center) and has been sharing perspectives at leading academic institutions globally.
He is currently located in Mountain View, California.