Vinay Firake is a member of the Wipro Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer of the APMEA (Asia Pacific, India, Middle East, and Africa) Strategic Market Unit based in Dubai.

Vinay has over 28 years of diverse experience in the Consulting, IT, Business Process Services and Engineering Services industry. He has a consistent track record of building high-performing teams and long-term, trusted client relationships.

Vinay has been with Wipro since 1998 and has grown with the organization serving in various leadership roles spanning Program/Account management, Sales leadership and P/L leadership across a wide range of Industries, Service lines and regions while being based in UK and US. A passionate people leader, Vinay is also a member of Wipro’s DEI council.

Recently, Vinay was the Senior Vice President and Managing Director of Wipro-Nordics Business Unit based in Stockholm where he led regional Operations across all industries and services. Prior to that, he led the Manufacturing & Automotive Business Unit in Europe while being based in UK. Before that, he has held various roles spanning Europe and North America, including Global Head for the Enterprise Digital Operations & Platforms business, and Sales head for Wipro's Enterprise Applications businesses in Europe.

Vinay holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration specializing in Finance and Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering from prestigious institutes of India. He has also successfully completed the Global Strategic Leadership Program from Wharton School and Executive leadership program from Harvard Business School.

Vinay is married, has two boys, and loves to spend time with his family. He is a fitness enthusiast and loves yoga, nature walks, running, swimming, kayaking, paddle-boarding and various sports.