CP Gurnani

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Tech Mahindra

CP Gurnani

Speaker Bio


Mr. C.P. Gurnani is Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Tech Mahindra Limited. A lifelong learner and a disrupter, CP is an accomplished business leader with extensive experience in international business development, start-ups and turnarounds, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions. He led Tech Mahindra's transformation journey, and one of the biggest turnarounds of Indian corporate history – the acquisition and merger of Satyam, which has also been featured as a case study by Harvard Business. CP’s inimitable style of leadership combined with his sharp focus on customer experience has helped Tech Mahindra emerge as one of the leading digital IT solution providers of India.

In a career spanning over 40 years, CP has held several leading positions with Hewlett Packard, Perot Systems (India) and HCL Corporation. CP has also served as a Chairman of NASSCOM for the year 2016-2017. He is also on the Board of Mahindra & Mahindra, a promoter of Tech Mahindra. An outstanding people manager, CP has an entrepreneurial style of management that is a blend of enthusiasm and dynamism. He has always focused on his team’s strength to bring out the best in them. 'Work hard and play hard' is his motto and he applies it to all aspects of his life with complete passion.