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Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Growth, Tech Mahindra

As Chief Strategy Officer and Head of Growth of Tech Mahindra, Jagdish Mitra leads the global agenda of business growth - driven by strategy, powered by Digital and manifested in brand experiences.

He is currently elected on the prestigious 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 is driving conversations on Future of Workforce and Reskilling and actively working towards cross border collaboration.

Additionally he is member of CII National Start up Council and on the CII’s National Committee on Skill Development and Livelihood. CII is a non-government, not-for-profit, industry-led and industry-managed organization, playing a proactive role in India's development process. Founded in 1895, India's premier business association has around 9000 members, from the private as well as public sectors, including SMEs and MNCs, and an indirect membership of over 300,000 enterprises from around 276 national and regional sectoral industry bodies.

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 many new markets in North America, UK, Middle East, Australia New Zealand and South East Asia apart from India.

He is an active member of CII- Future Business Council and Start-Up Council. 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 also 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 unique 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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