Ajay Kumar Dhir
Ajay has three decades of distinguished experience in the IT Industry and has worked as CIO with blue chip corporates in India and Abroad. He is currently working as Executive Director and Group CIO with Lanco Infratech Ltd., and is responsible for IT Strategy, Information Technology & Systems, IT Shared Services, Information Security, SAP Implementation, BPR, and, IT Risk Management, Governance and Compliance for Lanco Group across all Business Units, SPVs and locations in India and Abroad.
Ajay has been honoured as one of the Top 50 CIOs in India by Dataquest in 2008, CIO 100 - 'Bold' in 2008, CIO 100 - 'Ingenious' in 2009, The 'Best Green Strategy' in 2009, the Silver EDGE Awards in 2009 and 2010, 'Top 10 Green Enterprise' Award in 2010, rated as India’s Best CIOs by CAI, CISO 100 in 2011 & 2012 and most recently, honoured as “India’s most respected CIOs” by World CIO Council.
He is a Member of the Advisory Board of CIO Association of India, ARC Advisory Group - MIT Forum, The Data Warehousing Institute - India, Member – Security Assessment Advisory Group (SAAG) – DSCI, Chairman - APAC CXO Forum, Chairman – FG100 India, Chairman (North) for INDUS (SAP User Group for India and SE Asia), and Member of Industry Advisory Committee on CIO Education and Certification for Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. One of the most respected CIOs in India, he is a highly sought after speaker in the CIO Community and prestigious International Forums.