Fortune 500 | episode 457

Oshkosh CIO Anupam Khare

Anupam Khare is the chief information officer of Oshkosh Corporation, a nearly $8 billion global industrial manufacturing company based out of Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The company designs and builds specialty trucks and access equipment, such as fire trucks and vehicles for the armed forces. As CIO, Anupam is focused on helping Oshkosh grow its top and bottom line, and on preparing the company for the future. Prior to joining Oshkosh Corporation, Anupam was the Executive Director of Digital Technology at United Technologies. May 25, 2020

457: Oshkosh CIO Anupam Khare outlines the company’s five strategic pillars, which are being people-first; running digital technology as a business; modernizing and innovating; building advanced capabilities in analytics and process automation, among other areas; and securing the organization in a way that reduces friction and makes experiences better for its employees, customers, and partners. We also discuss how the company has been able to recruit new employees, how the team has mixed retraining with bringing in new people externally, how the Information Technology function has rebranded to “Digital Technology” to change its perception internally and externally, among other topics.

The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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