Viral Gandhi

President & Group 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 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 two and half decades 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.

Ajay Piramal

1618 Chairman, Piramal Group

Dr. Swati A. Piramal

1621 Vice Chairperson, Piramal Group

Nandini Piramal

1624 Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Anand Piramal

1627 Executive Director, Piramal Group
Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Founder, Piramal Realty

Vijay Shah

1630 Non-Executive Director, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Peter DeYoung

1633 CEO, Piramal Global Pharma, Piramal Pharma Limited

Khushru Jijina

1640 Executive Director, Financial Services, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.
Managing Director, Piramal Capital & Housing Finance Ltd.

Shantanu Nalavadi

1645 Managing Director, India Resurgence Fund (India RF)

Nitish Bajaj

1650 CEO, Consumer Products Division

Harinder S. Sikka

1654 Group Director - Strategic Business

Aditya Natraj

1658 CEO, Piramal Foundation

Vivek Valsaraj

1662 President & CFO, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

S.K. Honnesh

1666 Group General Counsel, Piramal Group

Vikram Bector

1671 President & Chief Human Resources Officer, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Rajesh Laddha

5358 Executive Director & Group Chief Financial Officer, Piramal Enterprises Ltd.

Jairam Sridharan

6047 CEO, Piramal Retail Finance

Management Advisors

Shikhar Ghosh

5341 Professor, Harvard Business School

Nitin Nohria

5342 Dean, Harvard Business School