Soumitro Ghosh is the Chief Executive for Wipro Infotech.
Soumitro took over as the head of Wipro Infotech (WI) in 2013. WI offers a comprehensive suite of solutions and services to customers in India & Middle East and is a strategic division of Wipro?s IT Business.
In his previous role Soumitro Ghosh was the Senior Vice President and Global Head of the Financial Services business unit at Wipro. He had been leading this unit since 2008 and had grown it into a 1.6B$ business. He was one of the founding members of this unit in 2000.
Over the last decade he has successfully built three verticals as a part of this business unit covering the global markets of Insurance, Retail Banking and Securities & Capital Markets. Under his leadership the unit has won over 75 customers globally and transformed five of them into 100M$ plus relationships. These marquee accounts also count among Wipro's top 10 clients. The rich portfolio of customers includes the Top 10 in their respective industry segments. He has also invested in building a strong team of over 1000 industry consultants who provide industry advisory & domain consulting services and build business centric solutions. He strongly believes that innovation that is relevant to business will always have demand be it downturn or times of growth.
In over 25 years of his stint with Wipro he has played several key roles including Global Head of Marketing, Global Head of the Ecommerce Division and Head of the Sun Microsystems Products business in the Indian domestic market. Prior to Wipro he worked for three years each in Hewlett Packard and Guest Keen Williams.
He has also been instrumental in three acquisitions in Wipro and successfully integrated and grown them. He believes in building strong teams that stay together and share the same sense of passion and vision. He is one of the key leaders who have mentored many leaders at Wipro with his people centric leadership style.
He is passionate about sports specially cricket and likes reading in his spare time. He has been a thought leader in the industry and is a much sought after speaker in industry forums.
He is Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) and an MBA from Birla Institute of Technology (BITS), Pilani and graduated in 1982.