Bengaluru: Five women front-runners from Indian firms spot on the world map by reaching the top of the corporate ladder in the Information Technology (IT) sector. They are in the top 25 global list.
A proud movement for the Indian women’s world. “Individuals were reviewed based on several factors such as (the) breadth of experience, longevity in the industry, professional achievements and corporate as well as division performance. This year’s awardees represent the highest level of achievement in the field. Not only have they made significant contributions to the continued growth and success of their companies, (but) they have also paved the way for other women leaders in a traditionally male-dominated sector,” the report explained.
- Aarthi Subramanian
- Rank -3rd
- Role: Chief Digital Officer, Tata Group/Tata Consultancy Services
Aarthi Subramanian has 30 years of experience in global technology. She is also a non-executive board member with Tata Group.
- In 2019, Subramanian was honoured with ‘Technology Leader of the Year’ by India’s ET Prime Women Leadership Awards.
- Inderpreet Sawhney
- Rank– 6th
- Role: Group General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer in Infosys with 30 years of experience in IT and legal sector. She serves as Infosys’ Group General Counsel as well as the Chief Compliance Officer.
- Roshni Nadar Malhotra
- Rank: 8th
- Role: Chairperson, HCL Technologies and Executive Director & CEO.
She is the first female IT CEO in India. Second-generation leader of the HCL Corporation which was founded by her father Shiv Nadar and other engineers in 1976.
- Riju Vashisht
- Rank: 14th
- Role: Leader, Global Transformation Services in Genpact
She is known for the ability to effectively align clients and operations to execute with speed.
- Laura Langdon
- Rank: 20th
- Role: Chief Marketing Officer in Wipro
Laura Langdon has presumed several leadership roles in her 27-year-long career. She also worked as vice president of marketing at The New York Times for 11 years.