Dhruv Anand has been hired by Wipro Limited to lead its operations in Japan as the country’s head and managing director. By utilising Wipro’s capabilities across the go-to-market themes of Experience, Data, Analytics & Insights, Engineering Edge, FullStride Cloud Services, Cybersecurity, Core Business Transformation, and Managed Services, Dhruv will lead Wipro’s business expansion in Japan and work with clients to support them in achieving their growth goals.
Dhruv has more than 20 years of expertise in the IT sector and focuses on consulting, digital engineering, the Internet of Things (IoT), and emerging technologies for the Japanese automotive, industrial, and hi-tech industries. Dhruv spent his early professional years at Wipro before moving on to Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), where he held a number of leadership positions in sales, delivery, and account management for Japanese clients and their international operations. Dhruv headed the Manufacturing and Hi-Tech sector at TCS in his most recent position, concentrating on the Japanese automotive industry and ecosystem suppliers.
“I am confident that Dhruv’s track record and credentials with Japanese Automotive and Manufacturing clients will be a strong asset for Wipro’s growth in these strategic focus sectors. This, coupled with his passion and deep understanding of the Japanese culture, language, and ways of working, positions him strongly to lead our business in Japan,” said Anis Chenchah, member of the Wipro Executive Board and Chief Executive Officer, APMEA (Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa), WiproLimited.
“I am humbled with the opportunity to lead Wipro in a country I am very passionate about and have spent 20 years living in. Wipro’s vision is synergistic, and I look forward to the journey while striving to be more relevant to our customers and our employees,” said Dhruv Anand.
Dhruv has an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies in India as well as a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Telecommunication from the Pune Institute of Computer Technology in India. He spent his early career years developing open-source software and is now very much a part of the Linux Kernel community.