Chief Information Officer, Cyient
Gaurav Kataria is currently the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Cyient. He has over 17 years of experience across IT, management consulting, marketing & strategy. In his current capacity, he is responsible for driving Cyient’s global IT strategy with a focus on adopting technology to drive business process transformation. He also heads the Global Information Security Council at Cyient. Cyient is a global provider of engineering, data analytics, geospatial, manufacturing, network and operations solutions and is headquartered in Hyderabad.
In his previous role at Cyient, he was focused on driving key account planning across verticals covering 70% of the organization revenues. He also managed the sales operations & customer outreach programs globally.
Prior to joining Cyient, Gaurav was at Feedback Consulting, where he headed the consulting practice for the Customer Division with client acquisition and P&L responsibilities. He also led select strategy consulting assignments across industry sectors.
At HCL Technologies, he was the head of Marketing & Strategy for Key Accounts and lead Innovation program across the firm. He worked closely with the CEO’s office on multiple strategic initiatives.
Gaurav has also been a mentor to three start-ups and was part of the mentor panel at MindSphere Consulting. He was also an invited member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) National Innovation Committee from 2011 to 2013. In 2015, he was also a recipient of IDG CIO – The Versatile 100 award.
Gaurav holds an engineering degree with a Masters of Sciences (MS) from BITS, Pilani and executive business education from Harvard Business School, Boston, MA.