The CIO and CISO of Evalueserve, Sachin Jain, has quit the company to launch Cognyse, a new firm focused on technology consulting and advisory, specialising in cloud, data, AI, and cyber security. Jain will function as the CEO and CTO of Cognyse, and will operate from Canada to focus company operations on India and North America. He has over 24 years of experience, having joined Evalueserve 21 years ago at the time of its inception.
Poonawalla Fincorp has appointed Gaurav Sharma as their Group Chief Technology Officer. A mechanical engineer from IIT Roorkee, Sharma will be responsible for leading and managing the group’s technology initiatives and providing a world-class tech-based financial platform. Previously associated with L&T Financial Services, he has over 25 years of experience in leading digital transformations.
Zolo has appointed Amit Dixit as their Chief Technical Officer. Having 21 years of professional experience, Dixit will lead the product development, design, strategy, and program management, teams. He was previously working for Tata CliQ as their Principal Engineer and has software development, platform management, technology roadmap development, cloud migration, and strategy experience.
Source: Business World
Rajesh Choudhary has been appointed as the Chief Information and Technology Officer by CSB Bank. Having over 30 years of experience in tech leadership roles across Europe, UK, UAE, and India, Choudhary will oversee the upcoming and ongoing digital initiatives of the bank. Prior to CSB, he has worked with Barclays Bank, ICICI, RBS among others, and has quality experience in strategy, IT infrastructure, and outsourcing.
Mir Hajmiragha will join BasicFirst Learning as their Chief Technology Officer, the EdTech startup announced. Heading both centers in Kirkland and Bengaluru, Hajmiragha will strengthen the product portfolio using technologies like AI and ML, to provide personalised learning to students. He is a technology specialist having worked with Microsoft, PwC, DocuTouch Corp, Zags, Televance, among others.
Harish Chandra, after serving as CTO for Sarovar Hotels & Resorts, has joined the International Travel House. Chandra’s new responsibilities will be to execute IT Strategies, formulate business policies as per the company’s business objectives. Having over 25+ years of experience, Chandra has served in diverse domains such as hospitality, IT and Telecom, and Aviation. He has won multiple awards at national and international conferences.
Kunal Mehta has joined Tata Consultancy Services as a Program Director. He was previously the Group CTO of Fabindia Overseas, a retail company. Mehta will be advising TCS’s retail clients on IT strategy, frameworks, and implementation. Mehta has worked with Raymond, Reliance Retail, and Johnson & Johnson in the past. He has over 21 years of expertise in the retail and industrial sectors. TCS is a subsidiary of the Tata Group.
Sunstone Eduversity has hired Vipin Jain as their new CTO. In his new role, Jain will be helping the Eduversity with digitisation. The veteran and has worked in senior roles in leading and handling the tech front in many firms including Mytrah Mobility and Saffronart. The institute’s aim is to deliver a standardised and highly relevant employment-centric college education throughout the country, without any geographic restrictions.
Aan Chauhan has been hired by MindTree as its new CTO. Chauhan is a veteran with over two and a half decades of experience in building state-of-the-art products, platforms, services, and high-performance teams across diverse industry sectors. He previously worked with NxT Digital for two years as CTO. MindTree is hoping to see some major rise in NxT Digital business with the potential to extend it to other industries.