This Women's Day we celebrate the extraordinary talent of women CIOs across India and their breakthrough achievements and contributions to the Indian IT sector.
Annie Mathew is the CIO for Mother Dairy Fruit and Vegetable, where she is responsible for defining and executing the IT strategy for the organization. She created the IT service organization to deliver technology requirements across all strategic business units. Previously she was a senior consultant at Datacom for approximately two years. In her career spanning 26 years, she has worked with Bharat Shell limited and NOCIL.
With a career spanning for more than two decades, Gauri Raizada currently works as the head of information technology at Tata Advanced Systems. Raizada started as a sales executive at Modi Xerox and moved to Tata Teleservices as senior manager-IT. Raizada is also a proud winner of CIO 100 Digital Innovator award for 2017.
Glory Nelson is an executive IT leader with more than 19 years of IT expertise in technical and leadership roles in Travel Technology and IT companies. Nelson also has extensive experience in IT strategy and advisory, enterprise architecture, IT planning and agile adoption processes. Nelson has leadership experience in leading Information Technology function, global service delivery, projects, client support and transition in travel and large IT/Development outsourcing industry. Nelson is a proud winner of CIO 100 Digital Innovator award for 2017.
Harmeen Mehta has been in the industry for over two decades now. She has a vast career experience and currently heads the IT team at Airtel. Previously, she has also worked with Merrill Lynch, HSBC and British Airways.
Hemalatha Rajan is a dynamic strategic executive with 18 years of experience in the areas of IT Asset Management and Software Compliance, Program / Transition Management, Service Delivery, Team Management & Transformational initiatives in IT infrastructure. Rajan has the ability to vision, strategize, execute and run a function in a passionate and balanced approach to drive enterprise goals.
Jyothirlatha B is currently working as the CTO of DHFL. She can handle a wide range of responsibilities like digital transformation, strategy and innovation, mobility, payments technology.
Kalpana Maniar is a senior professional with over 20 years’ experience in financial securities industry with an ability to envision, lead and implement strategic business initiatives. Maniar is a result-oriented strategic thinker with leadership and communication skills, natural team builder and hands-on team leader with a consistent track record of corporate goal achievement.
Lisa Zinn is an energetic, decisive, structured and objectives oriented individual. She has considerable experience in driving teams and individuals to the delivery of tangible results and successful change implementation within organizations. Her experience spans over a decade in definition, design, delivery, and steering of complex IT solutions and organizations both with internal resources and with outsourced parties.
Meenakshi Vajpai is a CIO at Vodafone and been in the industry for more than a decade now. Vajpai in her career has been responsible for all the IT functions and digital transformation of the company. Recently, she spearheaded Vodafone's latest initiative of Dynamic SIM Allocation platform. This will enable SIM provisioning at point of sale and support varieties of subscriptions provided by VIL. Vajpai is also a proud winner of CIO 100 Digital Innovator award for 2017.
Monika Phartyal comes with a rich experience in core Business Information Technology. She leads the technology function for all 3M business lines of Automotive, Healthcare, Transport & Safety, Graphics, Consumer Retail, Electrical & Energy Groups for India and Sri Lanka Region. Her experience in transforming business IT leadership and successful implementation of ERP (SAP & Oracle) and diversified CRM tools have supported organization in improving efficiency, productivity and realizing business benefits quickly.
Neha Kini has been a well-recognized name in the IT industry and has a career spanning more than two decades. Kini is currently the head of IT at Vedanta Limited-Sterlite Copper and has been in the company for more than 15 years now. Neha Kini was a winner of CIO 100 main award for the year 2016.
Punnet Kaur Kohli is the Group CTO of Manappuram Finance. Previously she was with Bajaj Alliance as Group Executive VP-IT and CTO. With a career spanning for more than two decades, Kohli has lived and worked in different parts of the world with leading companies like viz. Motorola, Reliance, Duncans, Carrier Aircon, UK Land Investments, Bharti Airtel Limited, Soma Networks and Motoricity (AT&T) across the globe in countries namely, Dubai, US, UK, Canada and across APAC. Kohli is also a winner of CIO Hall of Fame Award for the year 2017.
Ritu Madbhavi has been in the industry for close to two decades now and has had an illustrious career in the IT industry. She is currently the CIO at FCB ulka Advertising. In her role she is responsible for all the IT functions at the company. She is also a digital innovator at CIO 100 for the year 2017. She spearheaded a project for FCB Ulka Advertising--Project Eternity, a cutting-edge repository solution that uses a unique blend of on premise and cloud storage, thereby ensuring lightning fast data retrieval.
Seema Gaur manages the IT function of Iffco Tokio General Insurance as its CIO. In a career spanning close to two decades, Gaur has achieved immense success and recognition in the IT industry. She is also a proud winner of CIO 100 The Digital Innovator award for the year 2017.
Sarbani Bhatia has been a renowned name in the IT industry. Bhatia is currently working as senior VP-IT at Dainik Jagran. Bhatia has exhaustive experience on various Oracle products, forms and reports, D2K, web center, ADF, etc and is known for timely and successful delivery of IT Projects. Bhatia is also a proud winner of the CIO 100 Digital Innovator award for the year 2017.
Sangeeta Gupta has been working with TERI University for the last 33 years. Previously she was the technology consultant for intergovernmental panel on climate change. She is an alumnus of IIT, Delhi.
Shobhana P Ravi is the chief -IT and innovation and learning officer at TAFE. She is responsible to plan and align IT strategy in line with enterprise objectives, implement IT strategy in partnership with business, manage IT across the enterprise, establish a strategic partnership with service providers and for transforming business processes with innovative solutions. She has a total experience of 33 years in the industry and has previously worked at COLT Computer Centre.
Veena Vasanth comes with a wide range of experience in the IT industry. With a career spanning for more than two decades, Vasanth now is the senior director-Infotech at Biocon. Vasanth is responsible for implementing latest technologies at the company and for its digital transformation too.