Girish Wardadkar

Expert in Digital Content Management, PLM, Product Engineering Services, Product Lifecycle Management

I am the Head of Sogeti, India, a Capgemini Group company. I joined Capgemini in 2013 and has been instrumental in building the Global Engineering Services business. This includes services in Technical Publications, Product Lifecycle Management, Mechanical Engineering Design and Simulation, and embedded software. I also led Digital Assurance and Testing-Top Line Initiatives and established the Unified Technology Office (UTO) in collaboration with the Financial Services SBU.

For leading the Diversity & Inclusion agenda for the group, I am also titled as the ‘Man-Champion’ for Capgemini India.

With over 30 years in the industry, I have previously held key leadership roles across leading global companies. I was the COO, Engineering Services at L&T and was chosen for the Executive Development Program for Top 25 Leaders at L&T at Harvard Business School. Prior to L&T, I was President & Member of the Board at KPIT Cummins Ltd. I have also served in key leadership roles at GE Capital, GE X-Ray and Wipro.

I am a Green Belt Certified and Six Sigma Champion. A core member of the Capgemini Diversity & Inclusion governance council, I play an active role in championing D&I within and outside the organization. I have been actively engaged with key industry associations like Nasscom, British Business Group, the Rotary Club.

I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical) with a special interest in Machine tool design and control systems from VJTI, Mumbai and a Masters of Management Studies in Operations Research and Advanced Financial Management from JBIMS, Mumbai.

I like to read during my free time and take a personal interest in areas like Analytics, Quality & Productivity, Organisational Effectiveness, among others. I also enjoy traveling, cooking and listening to light Hindustani classical music during my free time. I live in Pune with my wife and son. I also carry an ambition to catch up with Golf at soonest!

Girish Wardadkar

My experience

Executive Vice President @ Sogeti

Jan 2017 - Present

Global Leaders - Engineering Services @ Capgemini

Aug 2013 - Present

Chief Operating Officer @ Larsen & Toubro Technology Services

2011 - 2013

President & ED @ KPIT Cummins Infosystems Limited

2005 - 2011

Global RM @ GE Capital

2001 - 2005

Managing Director @ GE Healthcare (Research & Development)

1997 - 2001