Jagdish is a seasoned CIO turned entrepreneur and has worked in a range of industries including construction equipment, automotive and railway transportation. He started his career with Tata Motors as a business manager, was promoted to Head of CRM in 2002 and became CIO in 2009. Over last 17 years, he has executed strategic programs in CRM, shared services, HR, supply chain, manufacturing, M&A and outsourcing.
Jagdish has led enterprise programs in IT modernisation, mobility, cloud, employee collaboration and advanced analytics. He actively led the pan-automotive industry EDI initiative and formed the Tata Group CIO Council. Following his success at Tata Motors he joined GE in 2017 as International CIO for GE Transportation before leaving the company in 2019 after the merger with Wabtec Corporation.
He has won many industry awards and has featured in the CIO Power List and CIO 100. He has been on the jury of CIO Next100, Indus SAP Awards and IFF Technology Awards. His transformational work has been featured multiple times in Gartner EXP research and he is a sought after speaker on various aspects of digital transformation.
Now developing his portfolio career, Jagdish has also been an angel investor in startups since 2015. He is an advisor and coach to CEOs, CIOs and entrepreneurs.