Viral Gandhi

President & CIO, Piramal Group

Viral Gandhi is President and Group Chief Information Officer, Piramal Group. As a Digital and Change leader, he is responsible for driving tech innovation and reinvention across the Group entities. He enables the businesses to gain competitive advantage by leveraging technology and digital-led platforms to boost engagement with all stakeholders, across touch points.

Mr. Gandhi is a Technology & Digital Strategist with deep expertise in building and implementing innovative technology solutions to transform organisations and propel business growth.

Prior to joining Piramal Group, Mr. Gandhi served as Chief Information Officer at the Cox & Kings Group and was instrumental in driving transformation through technology solutions across the group companies, globally. Previously, during his tenure at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), he enabled several Fortune 100 clients such as General Electric, NASDAQ, World Bank, HP and Procter & Gamble, to realise and enhance value through complex IT solutions.

With over two decades of rich experience, Mr. Gandhi has been conferred with several prestigious awards for his contributions in the field of technology and innovation, including ‘Top CIO 100’ Award (2016).

Mr. Gandhi has completed an Executive Leadership Program from Harvard Business School and holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai, India.

Ajay Piramal

Chairman, Piramal Group

Dr. Swati A. Piramal

Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group

Nandini Piramal

Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Anand Piramal

Executive Director, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Founder, Piramal Realty

Vijay Shah

Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Vice Chairman, Piramal Glass
Chairman, Piramal Glass Ceylon Plc.

Peter DeYoung

CEO, Critical Care, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Khushru Jijina

Managing Director, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd.

Vivek Sharma

CEO, Decision Resources Group (DRG) & Piramal Pharma Solutions, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Shantanu Nalavadi

Managing Director, India Resurgence Fund (India RF)

Nitish Bajaj

CEO, Consumer Products Division

Harinder S. Sikka

Group Director - Strategic Business

Paresh Parasnis

CEO, Piramal Foundation

Vivek Valsaraj

CFO, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

S.K. Honnesh

Group General Counsel, Piramal Group

Vikram Bector

President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Management Advisors

Shikhar Ghosh

Professor, Harvard Business School

Nitin Nohria

Dean, Harvard Business School