CEO – India and Chief Industrialization & Automation Officer, Capgemini

Ashwin Yardi is the CEO of Capgemini in India and Chief Industrialization & Automation Officer, Capgemini.

As Chief Industrialization & Automation Officer, Ashwin drives and leads competitiveness and industrialization of delivery of Capgemini portfolio. This involves leading the organisation’s focus on building a knowledge-driven delivery model and deploying intelligent automation to help clients derive the best value.

He was the COO of Capgemini in India from January 2016 to December 2018. In his previous role as COO, Ashwin managed operations, delivery, capability development and Innovation across India.

Ashwin has over 25 years of experience in consulting, technology and large outsourcing services. He has performed several leadership roles driving the growth and profitability of various business units in Capgemini. Ashwin’s experience in international and multi-cultural environments spans across North and South America, Netherlands, Australia and Asian countries.

As an accomplished leader, he has worked closely with several fortune 500 companies to help them achieve their business transformation goals. He is also deeply involved in new age Digital & Big Data platforms and various automation tools.

Ashwin joined Capgemini in 2001 through the Ernst & Young acquisition.

Ashwin is an ardent advocate of Diversity & Inclusion and is the executive sponsor for many programs like Power Ahead for Capgemini in India. As a key member of the India CSR Core Committee, Ashwin has played a vital role in defining the strategic roadmap for CSR.

He is a qualified Chartered Financial Analyst and has done his Master’s in Management Studies from Sydenham Institute of Management Studies and Bachelor’s of Engineering from Mumbai University.