Top 30 CTOs in India.

  1. P Ramakrishnan

Company- DLF Limited


P Ramakrishnan is a senior management professional with a strong background in the real estate industry. He possesses a diverse skill set that includes expertise in projects management, negotiation, operations management, market research, contract management, and business development. With a focus on general management, he holds an MBA degree along with a Bachelor of Engineering. His experience and qualifications make him a capable operations professional with a successful track record in the industry.

2. Geena Malhotra

Company- Cipla Ltd.


Geena Mlhotra holds a significant role in a global company, leading its manufacturing, supply chain, and respiratory discovery engine. With a commitment to innovation and patient-centric research and development, she takes pride in her responsibility. Having been with Cipla for over three decades, she has been instrumental in driving manufacturing transformation and introducing innovative respiratory therapy products to align with the company’s global lung leadership goals. She strongly believes in the power of innovation to remain relevant and fulfil promises for the future. She provides technical leadership to diverse teams, ensuring seamless collaboration between manufacturing and supply chain to meet business objectives and deliver high-quality products to customers. Her core value lies in caring for life and understanding the reciprocity of giving and receiving.

3. Umesh Soni

Company- Ambuja Cements Ltd.


Umesh Soni is an experienced Civil Engineer with an extensive background of over 29 years in the Construction and Cement Industry. He possesses a strong passion for Cement and Concrete Technology. With earned skills in Marketing, Customer Service Strategy, Brand building, and positioning, he has developed a strong expertise in these areas. Additionally, he has honed his skills in training and developing various stakeholders in the Construction field. His goal is to create and deliver value to clients and customers. Specializing in Concrete and Construction Technology, he excels in new product development, customer service, customer and influencer strategy, and product quality management.

4. Gaurav Mathur

Company- Samvardhana Motherson International Ltd.


Gaurav Mathur is the CTO at Samvardhana Motherson International Ltd.

6. Swami TV

Company- Tata Consumer Products


Swami TV is the CTO at Tata Consumer Products.

7. Girish Nayak

Company- ICICI Lombard


Girish Nayak currently holds the position of Chief – Technology and Health (Underwriting and Claims) at ICICI Lombard General Insurance. He joined ICICI Group in 1994 and has had a diverse career within the organization. He initially worked in the Project Finance Group before transitioning to the Oil & Gas Group, where he handled project and corporate financing for large Oil & Gas projects across India. In 1999, he became a core member of ICICI Ltd’s e-commerce foray, taking on responsibilities for investments, incubation, and e-initiatives. In 2001, he led the Technology Management Group, focusing on technology strategy and emerging technologies. They subsequently headed the Strategy for the International Banking Group and the International Private Banking Group, contributing to the bank’s international expansion. In 2009, he joined the Corporate Banking Group as Business Head (West), where his primary role involved managing relationships with top corporates in Western India.

8. Bijoy Padmanabhan

Company- Marico Limited


Bijoy Padmanabhan is the CTO at Marico Limited.

9. Mukul Saxena

Company- Havells India Ltd.


Mukul Saxena has a distinguished career in building and leading global R&D organizations, having worked for renowned companies such as GE and Siemens. With over 35 years of experience in R&D, including 14 years in the United States, he has established himself as a leader in the field. He is particularly passionate about driving product development for local markets, focusing on domains such as Renewable Energy Systems, Healthcare, Water technologies, and Industrial Automation. He strongly believes in harnessing the innovative capabilities of the country to contribute to the vision of an ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India). With a penchant for out-of-the-box thinking and a dedication to creating innovative consumer products, he is open to collaboration and welcomes individuals who share his passion. His expertise extends to technology and innovation, global R&D leadership, product development, talent management, and leadership development.

10. Dipanjan Basu Biswas

Company- GAIL Gas Limited


Dipanjan Basu Biswas is the CTO at GAIL Gas Limited.

11. Narendra Kumar

Company- Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd


Narendra Kumar is an executive manager in the field of enterprise and internet software, possessing extensive experience in product development and general management. He has a keen interest in leveraging technology innovations to deliver value in profound and transformative ways. His specialties include computational biology, bioinformatics, ebiology, knowledge management, data integration, target discovery, text mining, information analysis, information engineering, semantic web, RDF, MediaWiki, collaboration, pre-competitive approaches, and open innovation. His expertise spans various domains and technologies, reflecting his broad knowledge and commitment to staying at the forefront of advancements in their field.

12. Danesh Bansal

Company- Indus Towers Limited


Danesh Bansa is the CTO at Indus Towers Limited.

13. Vincente Gongora

Company- UPL Ltd.


Vincente Gongora is the CTO at UPL Ltd.

14. Linson Paul

Company- Muthoot Microfin Ltd.


Linson Paul is an experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) known for his expertise in implementing ERP systems and aligning business processes across diverse industries. With a focus on innovation and customer satisfaction, he has successfully led projects like LMS and LOS at Muthoot Microfin Ltd. Linson excels in infrastructure management, solution architecture, strategic planning, and project execution. He is an active member of professional associations, recognized for his leadership and innovation in IT. As the CTO, he leads a team of professionals, driving technology transformation and introducing advanced solutions for operational efficiency and customer engagement at Muthoot Microfin Ltd.

15. Akshay Dhanak

Company- HDFC AMC Ltd.


With 26 years of experience in delivering tech solutions and services across the BFSI, Telecom, and Public Sector domains, Akshay Dhanak has a proven track record in executing tech-led business transformations. His focus has been on driving revenue growth, market share, customer experience, productivity improvement, and brand differentiation. He has a strong interest in AI/ML, Risk Management, and Behavioral science, and is committed to making the financial ecosystem purposeful, inclusive, responsible, transparent, and simple. His approach involves pragmatic tech engagements that fuel winning aspirations, strategic decision-making, capability enhancement, and effective control systems to achieve critical outcomes.

16. K.V.G.K. Raju

Company- Gland Pharma Limited


K.V.G.K. Raju is the CTO at Gland Pharma Ltd.

17. Arun Jaura

Company- Hero MotoCorp Ltd.


Arun Jaura is a seasoned business leader who possesses a unique combination of technical expertise, digital agility, and strategic thinking that drives innovation and fosters synergies across diverse markets. With experience spanning multiple continents and exposure to different cultures, he has successfully managed businesses for prominent companies in various industries such as Defense, Ford, Eaton, Mahindra, Traktion, and Michelin. Holding board positions and assuming country and regional roles, he brings substantial value to stakeholders. Skilled in managing multicultural teams, he has also nurtured emerging leaders for sustainable growth. With over ten years of experience in both mature GCC operations and start-ups, he demonstrates strategic acumen and digital prowess to achieve long-term business success.

18. Ravi Kishan

Company- Apollo Life


With a remarkable track record spanning 22 years, Ravi Kishan  has been instrumental in driving the growth of startups and businesses by leveraging technology, data-driven decision-making, capability development, and networking. His expertise lies in diverse product development, with extensive experience in the IT industry encompassing application development, product design, coding, and research and development. Notably, he has consistently taken on the pivotal role of the first employee in previous organizations, overseeing end-to-end processes from recruitment and team building to coordination, development, delivery, and research. His unwavering dedication and work ethic, often putting in long hours, coupled with a determined mindset, have been key factors in their successful product deliveries.

19. Saurabh Mittal

Company- Piramal Retail Finance


Saurabh Mittal is the CTO at Piramal Retail Finance.

20. P K Jha

Company- Steel Authority of India Limited


P K Jha is the CTO at Steel Authority of India Limited.

21. Jayander Kumar

Company- Lupin Digital Health


Jayander Kumar is an experienced Software Engineering Leader with a proven track record in constructing highly scalable products and effectively managing teams. He possesses expertise in implementing processes and organizing teams to achieve operational excellence. With a strong belief in the agile methodology, he prioritises the iterative and collaborative approach to product development. His experience demonstrates a history of successfully delivering results and driving efficiency in software engineering projects.

22. Ajay Pherwani

Company- Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd


Ajay Pherwani Is the CTO at Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

23. Manoj Kumar Mauni

Company- Bandhan Bank


Manoj Kumar Mauni is currently leading the Information Technology Transformation at Bandhan Bank. He is an experienced Information Technology professional with a proven history of leadership in the Banking, Insurance, and Financial Services sectors. His skill set includes IT Strategy, IT Service Management, Financial Systems, Management Information Systems (MIS), Enterprise Data Lake (EDL), Business Relationship Management, and Fraud & Risk Management. He holds a BE(Hons) from BITS Pilani and a Master in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute Of Management Studies Mumbai. With expertise in best practices like CMM, PMP, and ITIL, he has successfully managed large-scale IT transformations and received multiple awards for their leadership in technology.

24. Raghavan M S

Company- Indian Overseas Bank


Raghavan M S is the CTO at Indian Overseas Bank.

25. Mahendra Dubey

Company- Gujarat Gas Limited


Mahendra Dubey is the CTO at Gujarat Gas Limited.

26. Nagaraj Gurkar

Company- Biocon Ltd.


Nagaraj Gurkar is the CTO at Biocon Ltd.

27. Swati Agarwal

Company- Colgate-Palmolive (India) Ltd


Swati Agarwal possesses two decades of extensive research and development experience, having worked with Hindustan Unilever, Reckitt Benckiser, and Johnson & Johnson R&D divisions. She excels in managing complex projects, contributing innovative ideas to enhance product performance and consumer experience. Her responsibilities include collaborating with the marketing team and overseeing supplier management. She demonstrates proficiency in generating novel concepts, providing thought leadership, troubleshooting issues, formulating prototypes, and mentoring teams. With strong leadership abilities and a knack for grasping new concepts, she specialises in product design and development, effective communication through claims and demonstrations, idea generation and execution, as well as continuous learning and skill enhancement.

28. Guruprasad Mudlapur

Company- Bosh Ltd.


Guruprasad Mudlapur is the CTO at Bosh Ltd.

29. Hemant Joshi

Company- BKT Tires


Hemant Joshi is the CTO at BKT Tires.

30. Narender Sharma

Company- Punjab National Bank


Narender Sharma is the CTO at Punjab National Bank.