Wipro has appointed firm veteran Rohit Adlakha as its new chief data officer (CIO), changing Raja Ukil, who was CIO for practically 5 years on the firm.
Adlakha will proceed to go Wipro’s synthetic intelligence platform HOLMES. Ukil has been appointed the worldwide head of cyber safety and danger providers.
Each executives will report back to Wipro COO Bhanumurthy BM. “Adlakha has the mandate to run digital transformation internally and use the AI platform throughout totally different operations and repair supply for Wipro,” an individual acquainted with the management change on the firm informed ET. A Wipro spokesperson confirmed the modifications in management made final month.
“With this variation (Adlakha as CIO), we are going to leverage the synergies of the IT perform and Wipro HOLMES to additional strengthen our capabilities,” the spokesperson stated.
IT providers corporations have been more and more utilizing digital applied sciences and seeing offers that require applied sciences similar to cloud computing, AI and machine studying. In that context, the CIO’s position turns into essential for gross sales development. “With CIOs, Wipro can have knowledgeable conversations with the purchasers. This additionally means pushing extra digital technology-focused deal wins for the corporate,” stated Sanchit Vir Gogia, CEO, Greyhound Analysis.―Newpaper24