Rajiv Sodhi is Senior Corporate Vice President responsible for the Robotics and Automation initiative across all Line of Businesses of HCL Technologies Ltd.
He has been with HCL for over 18 years and previously held responsibilities as Chief Productivity and Competitiveness Officer responsible to transform and globalize the workforce and workplace, Chief Customer Officer and Global Head of Delivery for Consumer, Manufacturing, Healthcare, Public Services Industry Verticals and Enterprise Transformation Services, Global Head of Operations, Head Advanced Technology Center, Head of offshore delivery for HCL James Martin and company, Head of Sales and Marketing for offshore projects worldwide, and member of the Mergers and Acquisitions team.
Prior to HCL Rajiv spent 16 years with TCS where he has been responsible for managing Offshore Development facilities in India as well as Sales and Marketing operations in USA and UK. He has been providing Business and IT consulting for Global MNC’s and led several large engagements.
He has 34 years of IT experience of which 10 years have been spent in 8 countries overseas including USA, UK, Switzerland, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Malaysia and Bahrain.
He is a graduate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering from BITS Pilani and an MBA in Marketing from WesternInternationalUniversity. He is also among the first few CQAs from Quality Assurance Institute, USA. He has been a member of IEEE and American Management Association.
His personal interest includes travel and sports, meeting and holidaying with family and friends. He is a Paul Harris member of the Rotary Club and an active participant in their work in social development.
He also maintains a personal blog www.rajivsodhi.com where is writes about applying technology to business.
He was a member of the advisory board of Singapore University of Technology and Design set-up in collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology.