Jo Debecker is a proven leader and the Global Head of Cloud and Infrastructure Services (CIS) at Wipro, a division offering data center and hybrid cloud services, digital network services, digital workplace, digital processes and tools, and connected intelligence. This business line accounts for more than 26% of the organization’s revenue and has an excellent track record of client retention. Jo possesses a robust external market orientation, is obsessed with his client's success, and is committed to leveraging Wipro's capabilities to propel its operations. He is a torch-bearer of the spirit of Wipro with a strong employee focus and is passionate about Wipro values and ethics.
Before joining Wipro, Jo was the Chief Delivery Officer and Head of Group Operations at Atos, where he held several senior leadership roles. As a member of the executive committee, he was responsible for defining and executing group strategy around horizontal portfolios, acquisitions and divestitures, market positioning, and more. He was a key contributor in bringing the Infrastructure and Data Management division's division back to profitability. Jo led almost 90,000 employees globally and was responsible for delivery operations for the Atos Group, spanning infrastructure, cloud, workplace, and application services. As a true value creator, Jo is known for the turn-around of large global organizations.
He has also served in several leadership positions with Hewlett-Packard and began his career at Procter and Gamble as a system analyst.
Jo holds a master's degree in Finance and Computer Science from The University of Leuven, Belgium. He is fluent in English, Dutch, French, and German. He loves sports, traveling, and reading history books.
He is based in Switzerland.