Amitabh Chaudhry

Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director, Infosys BPO Ltd.

Amitabh Chaudhry took charge of Infosys BPO as the Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director in March 2006.

Under his leadership, revenues rose from $ 85 m in FY 06 to a $ 250 m in FY 08. In FY08, Infosys BPO recorded 68 % YoY growth, making it one of the fastest growing company in this landscape and also one of the most profitable BPO firms.

A great believer in processes and metrics, Amitabh has made Operations Excellence a key strength of the Organization. Under his supervision, Infosys BPO received eSCM Level 4 Certification by Carnegie Mellon University making it the World's First Non Consortium Pure Play Indian BPO to receive such an accolade.

With Amitabh at the helm of affairs, the Company has received international accolades such as One of the World's top BPO Companies by International Association of Outsourcing Professional (June 2006), Country's Second Most respected Company by Business World (April 2007), Amongst the Top Ten by Everest and The Wall Street Journal to name a few of them. FAO today also recognized Infosys BPO as The Provider of the Year, for the second consecutive year in 2008.

Amitabh is actively involved with leading industry forums like NASSCOM, Gartner and Forrester to build thought leadership in the outsourcing space. He has been invited as a key note speaker at Harvard, Wharton and Sloan Schools of Business.

He has over 17 years of experience and was last with Credit Lyonnais Securities in Singapore as head of the investment banking franchise for South East Asia and structured finance practice for Asia. Prior to that, he was with Bank of America as Head of Technology Investment Banking - Asia, Regional Finance Head for Wholesale Banking and Global Markets and Chief Finance Officer, India.

He holds an Engineering Degree from the Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.