Sterlite Tech, a global data network solutions company has reshuffled its top management by bringing new faces as CTO (chief technology officer, CHRO (chief human resource officer), HDS (head of data science) and HTT (head of technology transformation).
Dr. Jitendra Balakrishnan, Chief Technology Officer – Optical Communications, will drive the technology growth engine for Sterlite Tech’s optical communications products business.
Dr. Jitendra holds a Bachelor’s in Aerospace Engineering from IIT Madras and a Doctorate and Master’s in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Cornell University. He brings a wealth of experience from his multiple roles in R&D at Corning over the last 18 years.
Dr. Ambica Rajagopal, head of data science, brings immense knowledge in predictive analytics to Sterlite Tech. She will lead the company’s advanced data and analytics function.
Ambica has a Doctorate in Mathematics from Purdue University and a Master’s in Mathematics from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. She has led successful global data science practices in Fortune 500 companies, and has worked at Cummins, KPMG, RMS and Fidelity Investments.
Anjali Byce, Chief Human Resource Officer, is all set to lead Sterlitians as the company disrupts its way to ‘transforming everyday living’. She has great plans to build capability and drive culture as the company grows rapidly.
Anjali is a seasoned HR professional and has over 18 years of experience. She has worked at Tata Motors, Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance, Cummins, Thermax and SKF. She has a Master’s in Human Resources from the Symbiosis Centre for Management and HRD, and in Applied Psychology from the University of Delhi.
Manuj Desai, Head of Technology Transformation, is a key enabler in Sterlite Tech’s digital transformation journey. He will drive the information technology function to achieve scale, speed and effectiveness.
Manuj has over 20+ years of experience in corporate development, product development, business operations and strategy. He has held senior positions in AIG, PayPal, Sprint Nextel, among others. He holds a Master’s from The George Washington University.