CEO & Executive Director
Sudhir is the Chief Executive Officer of NIIT Technologies and serves on the company’s Board of Directors.
He joined NIIT Technologies in May 2017.
Sudhir brings experience across Unilever (Hindustan Lever), Infosys and Genpact to bear on his current role at NIIT Technologies. He has 24 years of industry experience with an exceptional track record of execution, driving robust revenue and margin growth simultaneously, executing business turnarounds and orchestrating successful acquisitions.
As the CEO and Executive Director of the firm Sudhir charted the “Transform at the Intersect” growth strategy of the organization. Under this construct the firm has logged industry leading growth and profits by hyper-focusing on the Financial Services and Travel industries.
The “Engage with the Emerging” technologies vision of the firm has allowed it to incubate and industrialize emerging technologies including Cognitive, Blockchain and Automation. Sudhir remains personally and intensely engaged with the firm’s clients to ensure that the execution rigor remains intact.
As an author and a public speaker, Sudhir regularly communicates his views about the changing industry landscape, the workforce of tomorrow, tech disruption in the Financial Services industry, and change /growth leadership. He is a strong advocate for inclusion in the workplace; and for building bridges with academia.
Sudhir started his career in 1995 with Unilever (Hindustan Lever). During his six-year Sales and Brand Management stint with Unilever in India Sudhir won the prestigious Hindustan Lever Chairman’s Award “for exceptional performance”.
Subsequently, he spent close to a decade with Infosys in the US. He was an Invitee to the Infosys Management Committee, the Head of the Infosys South-West Geo and also founded and ran the Infosys Global BFS Payments and Cards Portfolio.
At Genpact, Sudhir was the Chief Operating Officer of the Capital Markets and IT Services business. He played a key role in the acquisition and subsequent integration of Headstrong Technologies. During the integration period he served as a Managing Director of Headstrong between 2012-14.
Sudhir is a graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Management.
He is based in Princeton, New Jersey.