Thierry Delaporte is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director designate of Wipro Limited. He will assume the role of CEO & MD, effective July 6, 2020.
Thierry has a proven track record of building highly successful businesses, driving change, leading cross-cultural teams as well as conceptualising and integrating mergers & acquisitions.
Thierry joined Capgemini in 1995, and over the years held several leadership positions, driving operational excellence and managing technological disruption. He was deeply involved in setting the group’s transformation agenda and was instrumental in executing several strategic programs across various business units.
Until recently, Thierry was the Chief Operating Officer of Capgemini Group and a member of its Group Executive Board. He was earlier the Chief Executive of the Global Financial Services Strategic Business Unit, and head of all Global Service Lines where he was responsible for charting the strategic direction, growth and expansion of these businesses. He also oversaw the group’s India operations and was previously the Chief Executive of Capgemini’s Latin America business. Thierry also served as the Chief Financial Officer of North America, and the group’s Global Outsourcing Business.
Widely travelled, Thierry has lived in multiple countries across four continents in the past two decades. He currently lives in Paris.
Thierry began his career in 1992 as a Senior Auditor with Arthur Andersen in Paris and London.
He has a Bachelor’s degree in Economy and Finance from Sciences Po Paris and a Masters in Law from Sorbonne University.
He is also the co-Founder and President of the not-for-profit Life Project 4 Youth, an organisation dedicated to the professional and social integration of young adults living in impoverished regions.