Mr. Gurnani (popularly known as ‘CP’ within his peer group), is the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tech Mahindra -a USD 5.2 billion digital transformations, consulting, and business reengineering services and solutions provider with 124,250+ professionals across 90 countries, helping 988 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. An accomplished business leader with extensive experience in international business development, start–ups, and turnarounds, joint ventures, mergers, and acquisitions, he played a pivotal role in Tech Mahindra’s transformation journey, and one of the biggest turnarounds of Indian Corporate History –the acquisition and merger of Satyam. In a career spanning 40+ years, he has held several leading positions with Hewlett Packard Ltd, Perot Systems (India) Ltd., and HCL Corporation Ltd.
Mr. Gurnani has also served as a Chairman of NASSCOM for the year 2016-2017. His passion for education is resonated in the various honorary positions he holds. He is on the board of Mahindra Educational Institutions (MEI) & a member of the Board of Management of Mahindra University, a private university promoted by MEI to educate future citizens for and of a better world. He is also the Chairman of IIM Nagpur and the Founding Trustee of Plaksha University. Mr. Gurnani has also been featured in a Harvard Case Study on ‘Tech Mahindra and the Acquisition of Satyam Computers’.