Rajendra Deshpande


Rajendra Deshpande

Human-centric IT leader

Rajendra Deshpande

Rajendra Deshpande is an IT industry veteran and the longest serving CIO in BPO sector, having delivered many transformational initiatives during his carrier. He holds a BE in Electronics & Telecommunication, ME in Electronics and PhD in the field of Electronics and telecommunications.

In the last 20+ years, he has worked as an experienced Chief Information Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the outsourcing/offshoring industry. A constant learner, Deshpande is known for his skills in Service Delivery, Enterprise Architecture, IT strategy, Information security and Transformational initiatives.

He actively works with various colleges to connect students with industry. Deshpande is also on the Technology advisory group in education field helping education providers to connect with industry best practices.

He has recently completed cyber security course from Harvard. During his career, he has received many accolades for innovation and business value created through technology. He has developed a number of frameworks to help drive transformation across organisations.

An avid photographer, he is a proponent of the use of Visual Thinking for effective communication. His oratory skills are surpassed by his visual presentations that make communications more effective.

His digital dream is to make use of visual thinking to simplify complex issues and use it effectively, train more people and increase awareness about the subject.