Sudhir Singh is the Director of Incessant’s Board and Chief Executive Officer of NIIT Technologies based in Princeton, New Jersey. He has worked across North America, Europe and Asia over the last 24 years.
Sudhir brings experience from across “Levers” (Hindustan Lever/Unilever), Infosys and Genpact to bear on his current role at NIIT Technologies.
An IIT & IIM graduate, Sudhir started his career in 1995 with Unilever (Hindustan Lever). During his six-year stint with HLL, he ran the flagship sales regions of Mumbai and Gujarat and essayed the role of a Senior Brand Manager. He also earned the HLL Chairman’s Award “for exceptional performance” during the Sales stint.
Subsequently he spent close to a decade with Infosys in the States. He was an invitee to the Infosys Management Committee, the Head of the Infosys South-West geo and also founded and ran the Infosys BFS Payments & Cards Practice. In his Global Payments portfolio Head role, he managed Infosys’ client relationships with all Payments clients globally.
At Genpact Sudhir was the Chief Operating Officer of the IT Services and Capital Markets Business. He played a key role in the acquisition and subsequent integration of Headstrong Technologies, which was integrated as the Genpact Capital Markets business. During the integration period, he served as a Managing Director of Headstrong between 2012-2014.
His particular areas of interest and expertise are centered on the Capital Markets Buy side, Payments and Reference Data. He has been very close to industry initiatives aligned with the incubation and industrialization of emerging technologies including cognitive, blockchain and automation.
Sudhir holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata and has a Bachelor of Technology degree from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi.