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TK Kurien

Wipro Ltd.
CEO, IT Business & Executive Director
T K Kurien (TK) is the Chief Executive Officer of IT Business and Executive Director, Wipro Limited. TK is also a member of the Wipro Corporate Executive Council. With over 27 years of global diversified experience, which includes the 10-years he has been with Wipro, TK has been instrumental in building and scaling many of Wipro’s businesses successfully. He has a track record for customer centricity, passion for excellence and rigor in execution. He has proven to be a transformational leader and has been instrumental in turning around the various businesses that he has spearheaded within Wipro including the BPO, Media, Telecom and Consulting businesses. TK is also credited with building global leadership for some of Wipro’s business units he led across the world. Prior to taking over the role as CEO of the IT business, in Feb 2011, TK was President of Wipro’s recently launched Eco Energy business. In June 2008, he took on the responsibility of heading Wipro’s Consulting arm, WCS (Wipro Consulting Services). From 2004 to 2008, TK headed Wipro BPO, during which he was awarded the Global BPO Industry Leader award by IQPC (International Quality & Productivity Center) for the exceptional performance of Wipro BPO. In February 2003, he became the Chief Executive of Wipro's Healthcare & Life Sciences, the new business segment of Wipro Ltd. formed in April 2002 to address the market opportunities in Healthcare and Life Science IT. Before joining Wipro, TK served as the Managing Director of GE X Ray from October 1997 to January 2000 and prior to that was the CFO of GE Medical Systems (South Asia). TK is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. He spends his spare time reading books on history and strategy