Sanjay Purohit calls it quits as Infosys EVP
Sanjay Purohit, the Executive Vice President and Global Head of Infosys Consulting has quit the company, as per media reports.
Sanjay Purohit was in-charge of the strategic initiatives with Pravin Rao, the Chief Operating Officer of Infosys. In the last two years, Infosys has seen exits in Sanjay Jalona, Michael Reh, Samson David, Manish Tandon, Ronald Hafner and Anup Upadhyay. Of these, three were executives that Sikka brought to Infosys since he took charge. The news was first published by The Economic Times.
As the Global Head of Infosys Consulting, Sanjay was responsible for developing the consulting business at Infosys with operations across 20 countries, serving Global 2000 corporations. Prior to this, as founder CEO and MD of EdgeVerve Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Infosys, Sanjay was responsible for defining and introducing innovative cloud-hosted business software applications for Digital Marketing, Omni-channel Commerce, Customer Service, Distributive Trade, Procurement and Credit Finance. For more than a decade, Sanjay was the Group Head of Corporate Planning and Business Assurance at Infosys, responsible for strategy development, strategy execution and business operations across the company’s global operations.
Sanjay has over 25 years of diverse experience in incubating new businesses, product innovation, developing new business models, defining business strategy and leadership development with leading businesses globally. He is deeply engaged with CXOs of global corporations in identifying and realizing new sources of business value and accelerating innovation.
Sanjay has been a leading participant at global strategy forums, such as India and The World 2025, and has shared his experiences at multiple platforms such as the World Economic Forum (Davos), Amplify Innovation Festival (Australia), and Balanced Scorecard Forum (Asia Pacific, Middle East and India). Sanjay has a degree in mechanical engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Srinagar, India. Sanjay is very passionate about social development and is a Partner at Social Venture Partners, India. He commits himself to not-for-profit organizations in the education sector.