Thierry Delaporte is Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Wipro Limited, an $8 Billion global information technology, consulting and business process services company, with 195,000 employees in six continents.
With 26 years of experience in the IT services industry, Thierry brings strategic insight to Wipro’s leadership team, and deep operational knowledge of driving business growth, furthering partnerships, and leading cross-cultural teams.
Prior to Wipro, Thierry has held various leadership positions in Capgemini, including Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Group Executive Board. He drove Capgemini’s strategic planning and operations for several key businesses, and led the group’s transformation agenda.
Thierry is President and co-founder of Life Project 4 Youth, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the professional and social integration of young adults living in extreme poverty.
Always passionate about meaningful change, Thierry believes prioritizing people, and streamlining processes, are the keys to success in today’s digital world.
Thierry holds a bachelor’s degree in economy and finance from SciencesPo Paris, and a Master of Laws from the Sorbonne University. Widely travelled, he has lived in multiple countries across four continents, and currently lives in Paris.
Wipro Limited (formerly Western India Products Limited) is a multinational IT Consulting and System Integration services company headquartered in Bangalore, Karnataka, India. As of March 2014, the company has 146,000 employees servicing over 900 large enterprise corporations with a presence in 61 countries. On 31 March 2014, its market capitalisation was approximately ₹1.27 trillion ($20.8 billion), making it one of India's largest publicly traded company. Azim Premji is a major shareholder in Wipro with over 50% of shareholding.
To focus on core IT Business, it demerged its non-IT businesses into a separate company named Wipro Enterprises Limited with effect from 31 March 2013. The demerged company offers consumer care, lighting, healthcare and infrastructure engineering and contributed to approx. 10% of the revenues of Wipro Limited in previous financial year.