CEO & MD, Tech Mahindra

CP Gurnani is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Tech Mahindra.

CP has also been appointed onto the Board of Mahindra and Mahindra as a non-executive, non-independent director effective from 1 April 2020 to the company's next AGM.

In a career spanning 35+ years, CP has held several leading positions with HP, Perot Systems (India) Ltd and HCL Corporation Ltd. An outstanding people manager, CP has an entrepreneurial style of management that is a blend of enthusiasm and dynamism. He tends to focus on people's strengths 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.

A chemical engineering graduate from the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, he is a distinguished and active alumnus of the Institute.

CP has also served as Chairman of NASSCOM for year 2016-2017. He has also been felicitated with an honorary Doctorate degree by Veer Surendra Sai University of Technology.

CP has been awarded the 'Best CEO of the year' three years in a row by Business Today.

CP strongly believes in promoting child education. He is an active member of the Tech Mahindra Foundation. CP has also co-founded 'Titliyan', an NGO located in Noida spreading smiles, happiness and education to more than 140 under privileged children.