episode 823

Creating Compelling Solutions to Secure the Future and Grow the Core with Wipro CTO Subha Tatavarti

Subha Tatavarti is the Chief Technology Officer of Wipro, a technology consulting services company that earns in excess of $11 billion in annual revenue. In her role, Subha helps drive Wipro's innovation and thought leadership arm, Lab45 Think Tank, and helps advance the Wipro ai360 ecosystem. She is also focused on identifying new and emerging trends for the company to pursue. Previous to her current role, Subha served at Walmart where she led product, technology development and commercialization of Enterprise Infrastructure along with Security, Data Science and Edge platforms and also at PayPal where headed the Product, Data & Infrastructure Platform. November 27, 2023

823: The role of the technology executive has expanded beyond the help desk capacity and into being a partner to the business. In this episode, Subha Tatavarti, CTO of Wipro, joins us to speak about how she is planning for the future and growing the core capabilities of Wipro in her role at the company. Through a combination of creating compelling solutions, building the right infrastructure, and exploring the art of the possible, Subha aims to grow the company as well as improve its efficiency internally. She explains the organization of her team, the interplay with the company’s think tank Lab45, and the internal training and skill credentialing platform DICE ID. Subha also talks about engaging with technologist clients as a CTO, curating an ecosystem of partners, and experimenting with various use cases for generative AI. Finally, Subha shares the secrets to her career success and the advice she has for other aspiring technology executives.

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This episode is sponsored by Cisco’s Panoptica.

"What does Wipro's future look like? It's all about innovating and making sure that we are securing our company's future... ensuring that we are building the right platforms, tools, and capabilities to actually make our implementation faster, smoother, better, and more delightful for our end customers."

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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