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 and establish strong technology culture 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 business transformation through consumer tech solutions across the group companies, globally. Previously, during his tenure at Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), he partnered with several Fortune 100 clients such as General Electric, NASDAQ, World Bank, HP and Procter & Gamble, in their technology transformation journeys.
With over 28 years of rich experience, Mr. Gandhi has been conferred with several prestigious awards for his contributions in the field of technology and innovation.
Mr. Gandhi has completed an Executive Leadership Program from Harvard Business School, USA and a Strategy and Innovation Program from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from VJTI, Mumbai, India.
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Group
Group President, Piramal Enterprises Limited
Chief Executive Officer, Wholesale Lending, Piramal Enterprises Limited
Group General Counsel, Piramal Group
Chairman, Piramal Group
Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
MD, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Limited (PCHFL)
MD, Piramal Alternatives
CFO, Piramal Enterprises Limited (PEL)
Managing Director, India Resurgence Fund (IndiaRF)
Group Director - Strategic Business
CEO, Piramal Foundation