Top 60 CTOs of India in 2023

1. Shyam Prabhakar Mardika

Company:Reliance Industries ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shyammardikar/?originalSubdomain=in

Shyam Prabhakar Mardikar, the CTO of Reliance, has been a driving force behind the company’s technological advancements, propelling them to success in the telecommunications industry. His expertise and leadership have shaped Reliance’s future, ensuring they stay at the forefront of innovation. With a focus on new technologies, infrastructure development, and network expansion, Shyam Prabhakar Mardikar’s vision has revolutionized the telecom sector in India. Reliance’s continued growth and success are a testament to his dedication and passion for innovation. With him leading the way, Reliance is poised to maintain its position as a leader in the telecommunications industry.

2. K Anant Krishnan

Company: Tata Consultancy Services ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ananth-krishnan-b1a5b6/?originalSubdomain=in

K Anant Krishnan is the Retired CTO of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), India’s largest IT company and has a wealth of experience in the technology industry. He has been with TCS for over 25 years and has played a key role in driving innovation and digital transformation for the company. K Anant Krishnan is known for his expertise in areas such as cloud computing, artificial intelligence, and cybersecurity. His leadership and technical acumen have contributed to TCS’s success as a global leader in IT services and consulting.

3. Rafee Tarafdar

Company: Infosys ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rafeetarafdar/?originalSubdomain=in

Rafee Tarafdar serves as Infosys’s Chief Technology Officer CTO, overseeing technology strategy, emerging technology adoption, client partnerships, and talent development. He founded the Strategic Technology Group, focusing on complex cloud and digital transformations. Rafee led Infosys’s internal digital transformation through the Live Enterprise program, now assisting clients in their own transformations. He is a co-author of “The Live Enterprise” book, contributed to an HBR paper on large-scale transformation, and has published numerous technology papers.

4. Vaidhyanath Subbarama

Company: Hindustan Unilever ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vaidyanathsubbaraman

Vaidhyanath Subbaraman holds the position of CTO CIO and Global Director for Technology in the FMCG and Retail sector, specifically in the realm of B2B e-commerce and supply chain. He is a technologist at heart and have a vast background in various areas, including customer development, retail distribution, supply chain, and more. He have experience leading global programs across numerous regions and are Known for their strengths in tech strategy, innovation, and managing large teams. His passion lies in tackling Diverse challenges and driving digital business transformations with a focus on generating business value Through technology.

5. Sudipta Bhattacharya

Company: Adani group

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/sudipta-bhattacharya-8756152/

Sudipta Bhattacharya holds the position of CTO of the Adani group and CEO of Adani Group – North America and the Chief Technology Officer of the Adani Group. He previously served as the CEO of Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone (APSEZ), India’s largest multi-port operator. Before that, he led the merger Of four divisions at Invensys to form Invensys Operations Management, which was later acquired by Schneider Electric for $5.2 billion. He also held a senior role at SAP, overseeing a portfolio with combined Revenues of $3 billion. Sudipta has been involved in leadership positions with various organizations, Including the Dallas Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Manufacturing Enterprise Solutions Association (MESA). He’s received recognition, such as being named Minority Business Leader of the Year by the Dallas Business Journal and a finalist in Ernst & Young’s Entrepreneur of the Year competition. He has also contributed to the University of Texas, Dallas School of Management’s Center for Intelligent Supply Networks as an Advisory Board Member.

6. Balaji Rajagopalan

Company: State bank of India

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/balaji-rajagopalan-6a1ab423/?originalSubdomain=in

Balaji Rajagopalan is an experienced IT leader with a strong background in Banking and Financial services, holding the position of CTO at State Bank of India. He have a distinguished career that includes leadership roles in IT companies and banking technology groups. His expertise covers a wide range of areas, including Enterprise Architecture, Technology Transformation, BFSI domain, Intelligent Automation, and more. He is known for his ability to align technology with business goals, manage risk, and ensure effective governance. His previous role as Group Technology Head at ICICI Bank involved overseeing technology solutions across various banking functions and regions.

7. Anurag Jain

Company: Bajaj Finance ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anurag-jain-7971bb12/?originalSubdomain=in

He is serving as a CTO at Bajaj Finance, he is an experienced IT professional has spent over 25 years Managing business units with P&L responsibility. He excel in identifying and solving problems to enhance Efficiency and savings. His expertise encompasses various IT areas, including cybersecurity, analytics, and Technology strategy. He have a track record of successfully leading innovative IT projects, managing multi-Million dollar deals globally, and receiving prestigious industry awards like the Bajaj Finserv Group Leadership Award and CIO100 Honoree 2020.

8. Milind Nagnur

Company: Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nagnur/

Milind Nagnur is currently the Chief Technology Officer CTO at Kotak Mahindra Bank, overseeing Technology and engineering across various banking sectors. He focus on positioning the bank for the future Through product engineering, cloud, data analytics, and innovation while ensuring the core infrastructure’s Resiliency, reliability, and cybersecurity. Before joining Kotak Mahindra Bank, he held the CTO position at Early Warning, the parent company of Zelle payments, and were the EVP & Chief Information Officer for Innovation & Strategic Services at Wells Fargo Bank. In earlier roles, he led technology initiatives at Citigroup and JPMorgan Chase. He hold a Bachelor of Technology Degree from IIT Bombay and an MBA in Computer Information Systems and Finance from IIM Calcutta.

9. Subha Tatavarti

Company: Wipro ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/subha-t-45a133

Subha Tatavarti is Computer Science master’s graduate residing in the Bay Area, brings a wealth of Experience to her role as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Wipro. She has held key positions at renowned US companies like Walmart and Paypal. Her career transitioned to Wipro in 2021, where she served as a Senior director, overseeing technology commercialization. During her tenure at Walmart, she led product andtechnology development, with a focus on Enterprise Infrastructure, Security, Data Science, and Edge platforms. Her portfolio included cutting-edge technologies like machine learning and artificial intelligence. Her career spans over two decades, encompassing product development, cloud computing, data technology, and analytics. As Wipro’s CTO, she heads various teams, including Service Transformation and Robotics. Subha Tatavarti’s appointment underscores her remarkable contributions and expertise in the technology sector.

10. Randeep Sekhon

Company: Bharti Airtel Ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/randeep-sekhon/?originalSubdomain=in

Randeep Sekhon is serving as a CTO at Bharti Airtel Ltd, he is passionate about transforming the role of mobile operators, shifting them from access providers to digital lifestyle providers who deliver value to their customers through a customer-first and digital-first strategy. His distinct blend of business leadership experience and a deep understanding of technology empowers him to achieve business success and turnarounds. His past experiences in technology leadership have given you the ability to utilize technology and a digital-first approach to generate value for enterprises.

11.Kalyan Kumar (KK)

Company Name: HCL Technologies Ltd

LinkedIn: https://uk.linkedin.com/in/kalyankumar

Kalyan Kumar, often referred to as KK, holds dual roles of significant influence at HCL Tech. As the Global CTO & Head of Ecosystems, he orchestrates technology strategy, nurtures strategic partnerships, incubates start-ups, champions open innovation and open source initiatives, and shapes next-gen technology directions. He also oversees HCL Tech’s Cloud offerings and various tech ecosystem units. In his capacity as the Chief Product Officer for HCL Software, KK drives product strategy, leading diverse teams responsible for product management, engineering, and more. With over two decades of service at HCL Tech, he has worn multiple hats in solutions, business development, alliance management, and digital services. Beyond technology, KK is deeply committed to social impact, particularly through sports and cricket. He is involved in charitable efforts and holds memberships in numerous cricket clubs. KK’s career is a testament to innovation, social responsibility, and a profound love for cricket and culture.

12. Ajay Shah

Company Name: Axis Bank Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/ajay-shah-a0060a2b

Ajay Shah, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Axis Bank Ltd, he has overall 35 years of experience, out of which 28 years are in Capital Markets and related activities and 7 years in Auditing, Taxation and Financial Management. He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a B.Com from Mumbai University. His innovative approach has driven technological advancements, including AI-powered chatbots, mobile banking apps, and biometric authentication, enhancing customer experiences.  Has optimized operational processes, improving efficiency.

13. Raman CV

Company Name: Maruti Suzuki India Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/cvraman09

Raman CV holds the position of CTO for Maruti Suzuki India Ltd and possesses expertise in product design and development within the passenger car industry. He have led multiple product development teams and excel in project management, guiding projects from concept to start of production (SOP). Additionally, his experience extends to vendor development and supply chain management, including enhancing supplier capabilities through joint ventures and technical collaborations. His specialties encompass product design, development, vendor management, and supply chain optimization in the automotive sector.

14. Rajesh Chavan

Company Name: Avenue Supermarts Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/rajesh-chavan-5b5a825

Rajesh Chavan aims to lead digital experiences in retail and commerce, focusing on creating impactful customer interactions across various channels. Currently serving as Chief Technology Officer CTO at Avenue E-commerce, part of DMart Retail, he bring over 22 years of experience in executing large-scale digital transformations in retail, telecom, and other sectors. His expertise lies in solution architecture, client engagement, and global team leadership, utilising agile and iterative methodologies. He has played pivotal roles in establishing Omni-channel digital commerce platforms for prominent retail organisations like Tesco, Belk, JCPenney, Sprint, and more.

15. Ashish khushu

Company Name: L&T Technology Services Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/ashish-khushu-b844101

Ashish Khushu, CTO of L&T Technology Services Ltd, brings 30 years of diverse experience spanning Technical & High-Performance Computing, Enterprise Computing, and Product Engineering Services. He has adopted advanced technologies like AI, analytics, and IoT to optimize operations. He’s also overseen the implementation of digital platforms, including ERP and CRM systems, to enhance efficiency and communication within the organization. He is a member of NASSCOM’S committee on ER&D and CII’s national committee on R&D.

16. Raju Goyal

Company Name: UltraTech Cement Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/rajugoyal

Raju Goyal is the CTO of Ultra tech cement Ltd and a remarkable leader with the history of 31-years of success in the Cement Industry, spanning diverse regions like Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. His achievements are characterised by substantial and sustainable profit growth, even in competitive environments. He’ve accomplished this through a strategic blend of initiatives, tactical solutions, organisational enhancements, and process optimisations. His core competencies encompass a wide range, from decarbonisation and green energy to circular economy practices, strategic planning, and productivity enhancement. He is skilled in contract negotiation, adept at change management, and he emphasise ethical conduct and quick decision-making. Known for his high energy and ability to thrive in diverse cultures, he is dedicated to coaching, fostering autonomy, and ensuring accountability for success.

17. Prem Thudia

Company Name: Persona, a Nestlé health science Company

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/prem-thudia-a5884b77

Prem Thudia is the CTO of Persona, a Nestlé health science Company  with over 20 years of IT industry experience specializes in helping companies succeed by transforming founding principles into automated technology solutions, facilitating rapid growth. He has served as a CTO for ventures co-founded by Jason Brown, including the acquisition of personalized nutrition startup Persona by Nestlé Health Science. Currently, he is collaborating with Jason Brown on Family Central, a secure platform for family connections. Earlier in his career, he worked with Cisco Systems and developed web portals for Amadeus Global Travel Network. He excelled in solving complex issues through database management and successfully created e-commerce websites for Custom Nutrition Inc. Additionally, as VP of Technology at Organic To Go, he managed multiple retail locations and commissary units across various regions.

18. Anish Nair

Company Name: JSW Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/anish-nair-0733085

Anish Nair is the CTO of JSW Ltd and an  innovative and inspiring leader with extensive experience in E-commerce, product development, and engineering leadership. He is known for delivering large-scale technical initiatives that enhance the customer experience through innovation, performance, scalability, and reliability. A track record of building highly talented cross-functional teams, fostering a strong tech culture, and implementing Agile processes. He is a specialist in product development, E-commerce, program management, people development, Agile/Scrum methodologies, and engineering culture.

19. Atul Verma

Company Name: Adani Green Energy Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/atul62verma

Atul Verma, CTO of Adani Green Energy Ltd, boasts over 20 years of experience as an innovative Materials Scientist/Electrochemist. His expertise lies in Solid Oxide Fuel and Electrolysis Cells (SOFC and SOEC) development and commercialization. He excels in High-Temperature Electrochemistry, Materials, and Processes, as well as Ceramic Processing, thin films, and Sintering of Advanced Ceramics. With a proven track record, Atul delivers exceptional results within tight timelines, meeting target Cell and Stack Cost, Performance, and Degradation metrics. His skills extend to Process Scale-up, Lean Manufacturing, and Six Sigma Methodology, where he holds Green Belt certification.

20. Max Bernardy

Company Name: Titan Company Ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/max-bernardy-47292a60

Max Bernardy, Co Founder and CTO of Titan has a patent in hedge fund software and experience as a software engineer in hedge funds, Max brings a wealth of expertise. He has been a key figure in early-stage technology companies and held leadership roles at AppNexus. His contributions at Titan involve implementing cutting-edge solutions, leveraging emerging technologies like AI, IoT, and advanced analytics, and optimizing e-commerce capabilities.

21. Dr Atanu Ranjan Pal

Company Name: Tata Steel Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/dr-atanu-ranjan-pal-0315a8128

Dr. Atanu Ranjan Pal, the Chief Technology Officer, process of Tata Steel he has over 30 years of experience in various functions within the steel industry, including operations, maintenance, engineering, projects, human resource management, research and development, and technology. He has submitted 32 patents and has more than 15 granted patents in his name. He possesses a distinguished career in metallurgy and materials science. His expertise spans various aspects of steel production, including research and development, process optimization, and quality control. With a focus on alloy design, heat treatment, and advanced materials, he ensures the quality and performance of steel products. His leadership at Tata Steel involves driving innovation, implementing advanced manufacturing processes, and enhancing technological capabilities.

22. Ajay Poddar

Company Name: HDFC Life Insurance Ltd

LinkedIn: https: https://in.linkedin.com/in/ajaypoddar76

Ajay Poddar, the CTO of HDFC Life Insurance Ltd, is not just a professional in the field of technology but is deeply passionate about it. He excels in simplifying complex applications, creating robust solutions, and effectively managing costs. With over two decades of experience, he began his journey with HDFC Life by incubating retirement technology. Always wearing a smile and eager to assist.

23. Rajendra Petkar 

Company Name: Tata Motors Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/rajendra-petkar-712949b5

Rajendra Petkar is the Chief Technology Officer CTO and president of Tata Motors, where he guides the development of automotive technology, oversees vehicle engineering, and fosters a culture of innovation and cost-effective engineering. Throughout his tenure as the head of R&D, he has driven remarkable transformations in Tata Motors’ product portfolio, introducing initiatives like the “New Forever” range of cars, “Future Ready” commercial vehicles, and the transition from BS4 to BS6 emissions standards. Additionally, he has played a crucial role in advancing sustainable technologies, including Battery Electric Vehicles and India’s first fuel cell-powered bus. Rajendra Petkar holds a postgraduate degree in Thermal and Fluid Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay and has been with Tata Motors since 1989.

24. Gunjan Patidar

Company Name: Zomato

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/gunjanpatidar

Gunjan Patidar is Chief Technology Officer CTO of Zomato. He is responsible for overseeing all technology verticals and fostering tech talent. He is dedicated to enhancing the design, development, and deployment of new products to benefit customers.

25. Kaustubh Dabral

Company Name: Dabur India Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/kd23

Kaustubh Dabral serves as CTO, CIO, and CDO at Dabur India, he oversees digital and technology transformation efforts. His responsibilities includes span strategy, platform selection, solution design, and fostering a tech-driven culture. Key initiatives includes  creating a Digital Transformation Organization, implementing data analytics with a Data Lake, enhancing operational efficiency through a Digital Factory system, and various projects like D2C platform setup and digital asset management for media automation and commerce.

26. Deepak Prasad

Company Name: Vedanta India

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/deepak-prasad-126640105

Deepak Prasad, CTO of Vedanta India, he is a highly accomplished executive with 30 years of experience in production planning, plant maintenance, operations, and team management. He has a proven track record of increasing sales and profitability by driving operational improvements, cost reduction, and optimal resource utilization. He is dedicated to ensuring compliance with statutory requirements, quality standards, safety, and environmental guidelines in plant processes. His expertise extends to raw material planning, vendor development, waste reduction, and pollution control. He is known for his dynamic leadership and successful project completions.

27. Sivakumar R

Company Name: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

LinkedIn:  https://in.linkedin.com/in/sivakumar-r-4205641a9

Sivakumar R is the dedicated Chief Technology Officer at Bharat Petroleum Corporation in Kanayannur, where he has passionately served in this role for over 26 years. His long-standing commitment and wealth of experience greatly contribute to the company’s success.

28. Jyothirlatha B

Company Name: Godrej Capital

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/jyothirlatha-b-21304313

Jyothirlatha B is the CTO of Godrej Capital. She’s all about driving digital transformation, shaping innovative strategies, enhancing mobility solutions, and optimizing payment technologies in the banking and financial services sector.

29. Mohit Kumar 

Company Name: Mahindra Group

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/moka2020

Mohit Kumar, the CTO of Mahindra Group, is an experienced business technology leader with a strong background in innovation, digital technology, process optimization, and customer experience. With three decades of experience spanning different industries, he currently leads digital transformation efforts within the Mahindra Group. Mohit’s expertise extends to global technology and operations, delivery strategy, application development, risk management, and various technology-related functions. He holds advanced management and professional certifications from reputable institutions, making him a valuable asset for the organization.

30. Harvansh Singh Sagar

Company Name: SBI Cards & payments services India

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/harvansh-singh-sagar-421a7a22

Harvansh Singh Sagar, the CTO of SBI Card, is a thoughtful and visionary IT leader with 28 years of experience. He’s skilled at managing critical IT operations, security, infrastructure, and cloud services. He’s known for leading large tech teams and aligning business and IT through strategic planning. Harvansh has hands-on experience in various IT areas like cloud management, security, and business process automation, contributing significantly to SBI Card’s success.

31.  Ganeshan Soundiram

Company name: ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/s-ganessan-3083808 

Ganessan Soundiram, the Chief Technology Officer CRO at ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Company, boasts 25 years of experience in BFSI, Manufacturing, and Hi-Tech industries, with expertise in Greenfield setups, System Integration, and Large transformation programs. He holds certifications in PMP, SCRUM, and TOGAF.

32. Vilas Tathavadkar 

Company name: Hindalco Industries Ltd

LinkedIn:  https://in.linkedin.com/in/vilas-tathavadkar 

Vilas Tathavadkar, CTO of  Hindalco Industries Ltd began his research career in 1991 at C-MET, specializing in ultra-high purity metals. He has a background in Metallurgical Engineering, Materials Science, and Extractive Metallurgy. He joined Tata Steel R&D in 2004 and held various roles, including leading research in Ferro-Alloys, Titania, iron-making, and agglomeration, ultimately becoming Chief Researcher for Iron-making and Ferro-Alloys research in 2012.

34. P Ramakrishnan 

Company Name: DLF Limited 

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/p-ramakrishnan 

P. Ramakrishnan is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) and Group executive director at DLF Limited, with a strong background in the real estate industry. His skill set includes expertise in Projects Management, Negotiation, Operations Management, Market Research, Contract Management, and Business Development. He holds an MBA in General Management and a Bachelor of Engineering degree.

35. Geena Malhotra 

Company Name: Cipla Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/geena-malhotra

Geena Malhotra is the CTO of Cipla Ltd, she oversees global manufacturing, supply chain, and respiratory innovation. With over 30 years at Cipla, she focuses on driving innovation and ensuring seamless product supply to customers. Her philosophy centers around giving and caring for life, believing that in doing so, one receives equal, if not greater, rewards.

36. Umesh Krishnappa 

Company Name: Eicher Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/umesh624

Umesh Krishnappa is the Chief Technology Officer for Electric Vehicles (EV) at Royal Enfield- Eicher, with over 32+ years of leadership experience, this individual is a passionate and results-oriented professional. He has a proven track record of implementing initiatives like 6 Sigma and have received the ‘Customer Championship Award.’ Notable achievements include leading the development of the electric vehicle “Mahindra E2o,” creating innovative processes, and establishing a Green Plant with a focus on sustainability and safety.

37. Drik Didascalou 

Company Name: Siemens Ltd 

LinkedIn:   https://de.linkedin.com/in/didascalou 

Drik Didascalou, CTO of Siemens Ltd is responsible for the overall technology and architecture strategy for Siemens Digital Industries.  He oversees strategic industrial engagements with partners and joint customer initiatives, for example in the automotive industry.  Additionally, Dirk takes a leading role in the company wide IoT board and is driving digital transformation across all Siemens divisions.

38. Girish Nayak 

Company Name: ICICI Lombard 

LinkedIn:  https://in.linkedin.com/in/girish-nayak 

Girish Nayak holds the position of Chief – Technology and Health (Underwriting and Claims) at ICICI Lombard General Insurance. He has a long-standing career with ICICI, starting in 1994. His roles have spanned various sectors, from oil & gas to e-commerce and technology management. His journey within ICICI has included positions such as heading the Technology Management Group, leading international banking and private banking initiatives, and managing corporate relationships in Western India. He joined ICICI Lombard in 2013 as Chief in various customer-centric roles.

39. Arvind Heda 

Company Name: Info Edge India Ltd 

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/arvind-heda 

Arvind Heda is the CTO of Info edge  India Ltd,  he has a diverse background in enterprise services, SaaS platforms, and data ecosystems. He has led the development of industry-leading products and are passionate about data-driven innovation. He’ve even created a groundbreaking Big Data platform and hold multiple patents related to optimizing user experiences with data.

40. Mukul Saxena 

Company Name: Havells India Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/mukul- Saxena  

Mukul Saxena is the CTO and President of Havells India Ltd, he is a  seasoned R&D leader with 35+ years of experience at top companies like GE and Siemens. His passion is to drive innovation in product development for local markets in various domains. He is eager to collaborate with individuals who share your passion for creating innovative consumer products and believe in India’s innovative potential. His specialties include technology, global R&D leadership, and talent development.

41. Vicente Gongora

Company Name: UPL Ltd

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/vicente-gongora

Vicente Gongora, CTO at UPL, brings over 8 years of strategic leadership, including roles as CMO and Global Head of Differentiated Products. With a rich background in agribusiness, he is a dynamic force driving innovation and sustainability at UPL.

42. Linson Paul

Company name: Muthoot Microfin LTD

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/linson-paul 

Linson Paul, Chief Technology Officer at Muthoot Microfin Ltd, specializes in driving successful ERP implementations and optimizing business processes. With a track record of leading transformative projects, such as LMS and LOS at Muthoot Microfin Ltd, Linson excels in infrastructure management, solution architecture, and strategic planning. As a technology visionary, he focuses on innovation, delivering value to stakeholders, and spearheading digital transformation. Linson is recognized for his leadership in IT, receiving awards and acclaim from professional associations. Currently leading a team of 90+ professionals, he introduces advanced technologies to enhance operational efficiency and cybersecurity, making a positive impact on the organization.

43. Ravi Kishan

Company Name: Apollo & FHPL

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/aravikishan 

Ravi Kishan, CTO of Apollo & FHPL, With over 22 years of experience, He’ve been a driving force for startups and businesses, specializing in technology, data-driven decisions, and transformative leadership. As a seasoned Software Professional, he excel in product development, application design, and R&D. Known for being the first employee in various organizations, He’ve successfully delivered end-to-end projects, showcasing a relentless work ethic and an unwavering commitment to success.

44. Jayander Kumar

Company Name: Lupin Digital Health LTD 

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/jayander 

Jayander Kumar, CTO of Lupin Ltd, An accomplished Software Engineering Leader with a proven track record in constructing highly scalable products and proficiently managing teams. Well-versed in implementing processes and organizing teams for operational excellence. A staunch advocate of the agile approach to product development, bringing a wealth of experience to the role of Chief Technology Officer.

45. Manoj Kumar Mauni 

Company Name: Bandhan Bank Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/manojmauni

Manoj Kumar Mauni, CTO of Bandhan Bank Ltd, he is currently leading the Information Technology Transformation, an adept IT professional with a proven leadership history in Banking, Insurance, and Financial Services. Proficient in IT Strategy, IT Service Management, Financial Systems, MIS, Enterprise Data Lake (EDL), Business Relationship Management, and Fraud & Risk Management. Holds a BE(Hons) from BITS Pilani and a Master’s in Financial Management from Jamnalal Bajaj Institute Of Management Studies, Mumbai. Well-versed in best practices such as CMM, PMP, and ITIL. Demonstrates the ability to manage large end-to-end IT Transformations, earning multiple awards for technology leadership.

46. Swati Agarwal 

Company Name: Colgate Palmolive India Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/swati-agarwal 

Swati Agarwal, CTO of Colgate Palmolive India Ltd, she brings innovation and operational excellence to the forefront.With over 20 years of R&D experience at major corporations, she excels in product formulation and development. Her expertise includes project management, risk mitigation, and leading high-performing teams.

47. Mohammed Rupawalla

Company Name: Mphasis, Ltd

LinkedIn:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/mohammed-rupawalla

Mohammed Rupawalla, CTO of Mphasis Ltd, He is a dynamic leader with a versatile background, he has a proven track record in defining go-to-market strategies and digital transformation roadmaps across diverse industries. Currently spearheading the setup of Mphasis.ai, the AI business unit, he launched in May 2023. His achievements include standardizing Mphasis offerings, growing the Data & Analytics business, and enabling enterprise customer contracts worth $100M+. With a history of delivering high-impact results, he led a $750M digital transformation strategy for a $100+B company, rejuvenated IT from a cost center to a thought leader, and drove disruptive innovations, including a 100% increase in technology usage in nine months.

48. Aan S. Chauhan

Company Name: Mindtree Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/aanchauhan 

Aan S. Chauhan, CTO of mindtree Ltd, he is a devoted programmer for whom coding is not just a profession but a way of life. With a profound passion and obsession for writing code to simplify complexities, every line of code brings moments of joy and glory. Beyond the code, he finds fulfillment in building, nurturing, and encouraging young minds and teams to write simple, effective, and efficient code.

49. Pawan Kumar 

Company Name: Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd.

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/pawanbhargav 

Pawan Kumar, CTO of   Jubilant FoodWorks Ltd. He is a experienced tech leader with  a 20-year track record in building scalable systems, leading AI/ML teams, and managing end-to-end product development. Skilled in hiring, team building, and fostering high productivity. Excels in agile processes, collaborating with cross-functional teams, and designing e-commerce systems for diverse markets.

50. Padmabhushan Bahadure

Company name: IDBI Bank Ltd 

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/padmabhushan 

Padmabhushan Bahadure, the Chief Technology Officer at IDBI Bank. With extensive experience in Digital Strategy, Data Centre Operations, Technology Vision, Innovation, and IT Operations, he brings a wealth of expertise to the technological landscape.

51. G V Rama krishna 

Company name: Dalmia Cement Ltd.

LinkedIn:  https://in.linkedin.com/in/g-v-rama-krishna 

G V Rama krishna, CTO of Dalmia Cement Ltd, he is a professional with extensive expertise in Cement Plant Management, Business Strategy, Operations and Maintenance, as well as Process Engineering and Optimization. With a rich background in overseeing and optimizing cement plant projects, he brings a wealth of knowledge to the table. His specialties lie in efficiently managing plant operations, formulating and implementing robust business strategies, and ensuring the seamless functioning of processes. He is known for his strategic approach to process engineering and optimization, contributing to the overall success and efficiency of the projects he undertakes.

52. Suresh Mandalika

Company name: United Breweries

LinkedIn:  https://in.linkedin.com/in/sureshmandalika 

Suresh Mandalika, CTO of United Breweries, a dynamic Digital Executive and People Leader with a stellar track record in driving business growth and transformation through a strategic blend of People, Digital, and Technology. With a proven history of leadership. His expertise lies in leveraging digital strategies to foster business expansion while concurrently prioritizing and nurturing the talents within an organization. 

53.  Arvind Nayak

Company name: AU SMALL FINANCE BANK

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/arvind-nayak 

Arvind Nayak is the Chief Technology Officer at AU SMALL FINANCE BANK, Jaipur, with over two decades of experience. He has held key positions at SBI Card, GE Capital, Max New York Life Insurance, and more. With a background in IT project management and leadership, Arvind contributes to shaping the technological landscape. He is an alumnus of Madhav Institute of Technology and Science (MITS). In his current role, he continues to drive technology initiatives, playing a pivotal role in AU SMALL FINANCE BANK’s growth and innovation.

54. Rajesh Gupta

Company name: Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/rajesh-gupta 

Rajesh Gupta is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Ltd., where he has been serving for an impressive tenure of over 30 years. His role involves overseeing the technological aspects of one of India’s major railway service providers. With such an extensive experience. 

55. Ashok Cherian

Company Name: Astral Limited 

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/acherian 

Ashok Cherian, the Chief Information Technology Officer (CIO/CTO) at Astral Limited in Bengaluru, India, boasts over 26 years of experience with a focus on digital business transformation. His extensive career includes leadership roles in FMCG, Consumer Goods, Manufacturing, and Retail. Ashok, a master of the Malcom Baldrige process excellence model, has excelled in driving digital strategy, operations, security, and cross-cultural engagements globally. With a passion for delivering business value, he has successfully led large-scale projects and optimized IT costs, showcasing expertise in cutting-edge digital capabilities. 

56. Chirag Boonlia

Company Name: Embassy Group

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/chiragboonlia 

Chirag Boonlia is a Digital Transformation Catalyst and Group CTO at Embassy Group in Bengaluru, India. A passionate leader and entrepreneur at heart, Chirag is on a mission to challenge the status quo and create new paradigms. His diverse experience includes roles in Business Transformation across various domains, technologies, and organizations, from established companies to institutional-backed startups. Chirag’s domain exposure spans Real Estate (Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Co-living, etc.), Shopping Centers, Retail, Manufacturing (Steel), and Information Technology (Oracle). He is well-versed in core technologies such as Oracle ERP, SAP S/4 HANA, Yardi, Salesforce, AI applications, Power BI, and more. With a strong educational background and extensive exposure, Chirag aims to leverage his skills to add value to the organizations he works for. His professional journey includes contributions to Infosys, Oracle, JSW, Aditya Birla Retail, Virtuous Retail South Asia PTE, and Embassy Group.

57. Tyaga Iyer

Company Name:  IDFC FIRST Bank

LinkedIn:  https://in.linkedin.com/in/tyaga-iyer 

Tyaga Iyer, currently serving as the Chief Technology Officer at IDFC FIRST Bank in Bengaluru, India, has a distinguished career spanning over three decades. With nearly four years in his role at IDFC FIRST Bank, Tyaga has been instrumental in steering the bank’s technological initiatives. Prior to this, he held a significant position as Partner/Managing Director, Financial Services India at Accenture for nine years, showcasing his expertise in the financial services sector. Tyaga’s journey includes roles such as Sr. Director at Symphony Services, contributions at Quinnox, Aftermind, Cambridge Technology Partners, Tata Infotech, and Gulf Computers. His extensive experience, particularly in leadership roles, reflects his deep understanding of technology in the financial domain and a commitment to driving innovation.

58. bhaskaran rajagopalan

Company Name: Aarti Industries Ltd.

LinkedIn: https://in.linkedin.com/in/bhaskaran-rajagopalan 

Bhaskaran Rajagopalan is a distinguished Chief Technology Officer at Aarti Industries Ltd., based in Vadodara, Gujarat, India, with a strong background in chemical engineering. A high-end technocrat in the chemicals/pharma industry, he boasts a proven history of success in various crucial aspects such as process engineering, technology transfer, process optimization, and safety. Bhaskaran is highly skilled in process development, scale-up, and the design and engineering of both batch and continuous process plants. His expertise extends to troubleshooting operations and mentorship, showcasing his ability to develop individuals in technical and project management domains. With an in-depth understanding of commercial conceptualization and safety measures, Bhaskaran Rajagopalan stands out as a seasoned professional contributing significantly to the chemical engineering field.

59. Shankar Gauri Sridhara

Company Name : REC Solar Pte. Ltd

LinkedIn: https://sg.linkedin.com/in/shankar-gauri-sridhara 

Shankar Gauri Sridhara is the Chief Technology Officer at REC Solar Pte. Ltd., located in Singapore. With a Ph.D. in Semiconductor Physics, he brings extensive experience and expertise to the field of solar module manufacturing. Over twelve years, Shankar has demonstrated exceptional management skills, having built and overseen the Technology department of a large solar module manufacturing company. His operational proficiency spans eleven years, encompassing work in a fully automated multi-crystalline silicon-based solar module manufacturing plant. Shankar’s broad technical competence extends to various fields, including photovoltaics, ferroelectric polymers, and semiconductors. His skill set includes risk analysis, problem-solving, and familiarity with materials analysis techniques.

60. Sanjeev Agrawal

Company Name: Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Limited

LinkedIn:  https://in.linkedin.com/in/sanjeev-agrawal 

Sanjeev Agrawal is the VP & CTO, Head of ESG at Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals, Mumbai, with 30+ years of experience. He’s an R&D expert in electro-mechanical breakers, lighting, consumer goods, and more. Known for innovation management, program/project leadership, and quality management, Sanjeev excels in setting up design and engineering centers.

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