K R Sanjiv is the Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Wipro’s global IT Business.
Sanjiv leads the company’s technology vision and strategy. As a senior industry leader, he has been a major influencer of how Wipro assesses and uses emerging technologies to incubate ideas that create new business models for global clients.His responsibilities include nurturing the organization’s ecosystem for innovation and IP creation, fostering industry and academic alliances, driving architectural standards and defining governance models.
Sanjiv joined Wipro in 1989 and served as the Global Head of Analytics & Information Management for several years, carrying a P&L responsibility, before taking on the role of CTO. His experience includes consulting, application and technology development across multiple industries.
Sanjiv is a member of a variety of industry forums such as Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). His views on technology innovation are well respected in the industry. He is also a regular speaker at CxO summits, industry and academic conferences where his views, particularly on Business Technology, are closely followed. Sanjiv has been featured in the listicle 20 Tech Speakers Who Will Wow Your Crowd by Inc.com where he has been described as a knowledgeable presenter whose popularity stems from his ability to clearly explain the most important tech subjects such as AI and automation, emerging software development paradigms such as crowdsourcing, and general tech industry innovation.
Sanjiv holds a bachelor’s degree from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani, India.