IT major Wipro has appointed Anup Purohit as Chief Information Officer (CIO). In his new role, as CIO, Purohit will report to Sanjeev Singh, Chief Operations Officer.
Commenting on Purohit’s appointment, Sanjeev Singh, Chief Operations Officer, Wipro Limited, said, “As enterprises reposition themselves and aggressively move towards digital technologies, the role of the CIO in driving transformation has become more significant and complex. I am pleased to welcome Anup and am confident his industry experience will add immense value to the team.
Purohit stated, “I am excited with the opportunity of joining Wipro and playing a role in the transformation journey. I look forward to draw from my prior experience and knowledge, and endeavour to guide businesses as they move forward in the new digital world.”
He comes with over 25 years of experience across Banking and Financial Services, centered around Innovation in Digital Banking, Financial Management, Business Solutions & Service Delivery, Portfolio & Program Management, Risk & Controls and Information Security.
Know about Purohit:
In his most recent role as the CIO of Yes Bank, he was in charge of spearheading business technology transformation and digital innovation strategy with focus on bringing future technology into the bank’s current technology stack.
Prior to that, Anup was associated with financial institutions such as RBL, Barclays and JPMorgan Chase Bank in leadership roles, where he was responsible for building agile, robust, scalable and resilient technology platforms and processes, IT infrastructure solutions and service delivery.
In Barclays Bank, he was responsible for the IT infrastructure solutions for emerging markets comprising 14 countries.
During his stint with JPMorgan Chase Bank, where he spent a decade, he was heading the portfolio & program management (P&PM) India and Program Management Office (PMO) Asia.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering from Mumbai University.