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Ashutosh Sharma

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Ashutosh serves the CIO role and leads the India team that guides business technology (BT) and marketing/strategy professionals. Ashutosh specializes in the area of BT and provides strategic guidance and advice to clients in the areas of digital business, cloud, mobility, big data, emerging technologies, sourcing, and contract management.

Previous Work Experience

Ashutosh has worked in various roles at leading consulting and IT services firms. Most recently he was with Infosys advising aerospace and automotive clients in the US. Prior to that, he spent close to nine years at Cognizant consulting for major retail and consumer goods organizations in North America and Asia Pacific.

Education

Ashutosh completed his postgraduate diploma in business management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelor of Technology in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi.

Ashutosh serves the CIO role and leads the India team that guides business technology (BT) and marketing/strategy professionals. Ashutosh specializes in the area of BT and provides strategic guidance and advice to clients in the areas of digital business, cloud, mobility, big data, emerging technologies, sourcing, and contract management.

Previous Work Experience

Ashutosh has worked in various roles at leading consulting and IT services firms. Most recently he was with Infosys advising aerospace and automotive clients in the US. Prior to that, he spent close to nine years at Cognizant consulting for major retail and consumer goods organizations in North America and Asia Pacific.

Education

Ashutosh completed his postgraduate diploma in business management from Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and a Bachelor of Technology in mechanical engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi.

Ashutosh Sharma's Most Recent Research

Research

India Tech Market Outlook, 2020 To 2021

COVID-19 Has All But Killed India's Tech Spending Growth
May 28th, 2020 | Ashutosh Sharma

India's economy was poised for a great recovery in 2020, with clear signs of growth in January and February. The banking sector's woes were coming to an...

6 min read
Research

Case Study: India's Income Tax Department Uses Blockchain To Simplify Tax Processes

January 30th, 2020 | Ashutosh Sharma

Tax compliance is key to an economy, but most countries struggle with complex tax environments due to a multitude of stakeholders and labyrinthine policy...

11 min read
Research

Forrester Infographic: Manufacturing Firms Look Beyond Core IT For Digital Capabilities

December 2nd, 2019 | Ashutosh Sharma

In April and May of 2019, Forrester surveyed 450 leaders in various manufacturing disciplines across five countries in Asia Pacific to understand their...

1 min read
Research

Forrester Infographic: Emerging Tech Focus Without A Supporting Environment Will Fail

Indian Firms Need To Nourish Their Innovation Plans With Some Actions On The Ground
September 18th, 2019 | Ashutosh Sharma

The tides of business are shifting, and as we look to the next decade of evolution, these changes will be led by technology-driven innovation. Forrester...

1 min read
Research

Case Study: HDFC Bank Starts Its Journey To Improve Its Online Customer Experience

How A Bank Drives Customer Engagement With Hyperpersonalized Experiences
May 6th, 2019 | Ashutosh Sharma

To offer the right banking products to the right people, HDFC Bank needed to improve how it engaged existing and prospective customers online. Including...

11 min read

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