Jagdish Mitra

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Jagdish Mitra leads the global agenda of business growth driven by strategy, powered by digital and manifested in brand experiences.

Jagdish is also responsible for driving the new growth business at Tech Mahindra. Previously he served as CEO of CanvasM. In his 25 years of career he has played many roles spanning across sales, business development and large deals. He has opened new markets for TechM in North America, UK, Middle East, Australia New Zealand and South East Asia apart from India.

He is on the Executive Council of NASSCOM. As the governing body for NASSCOM, the Executive Council plays the strategic role of enabling the IT-BPM sector take leadership on the global map through focused initiatives and programs.

He serves as board member of Comviva. He is an active member of CII- Future Business Council and Start Up Council & on the National Committee on Skill Development and Livelihood. He is also an advisor to MedTech startup incubated at Sine, IIT Bombay. He regularly mentors startups in B2B Tech space like SKTA in Silicon Valley. He is a sought after speaker in the leadership circle in India and internationally.

He sees collaboration as the biggest virtue of a true leader and attributes his success to it. He believes AI, automation, digital can enable us to create meaningful human experiences of the future.

He is a sports enthusiast, loves football and plays squash. He is passionate about imparting sports training to underprivileged kids. He is founder of a Jishnu football foundation that trains and awards scholarships to high potential kids from challenged backgrounds.

He also volunteers for educating and empowering young students at Tech Mahindra Foundation.

Jagdish holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Applications from Birla Institute of Technology and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of London.

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