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Manoj Kumbhat

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Senior Vice President & Global CIO
HCL Technologies
New Delhi, India

Professional Background:

Manoj Kumbhat is Senior Vice-President and CIO of HCL Technologies (HCLT) – a global technology company, which operates in three segments: Software Development and Implementation, Information Technology (IT) Infrastructure Management and Business Process Outsourcing.  Besides overseeing HCLT’s technology strategy, he is responsible for maximizing value from the evolving ecosystem and enabling the organization to use digital technology to offer innovative solutions to global clients.

Previously, Manoj was the CIO of PepsiCo India, executed a multi-year IT transformation agenda across areas such as Go-To-Market, Supply Chain, Production and Finance, delivered the IT vision and strategy for Beverage & Food businesses, and was the key executive responsible for business transformations and SAP implementation rollouts across divisions in North America.  Prior to that Manoj worked in various technology-consulting roles and managed global and complex SAP implementations.  Additionally, as the President & CEO of BizSoft Consulting, Inc. he built a successful boutique SAP Consulting firm.

Education: BSEE Electrical Engineering, University of Jodhpur, India; MSEE, West Virginia University; MBA, West Virginia University

Personal Passions: Running, travel, business and technology