CIO Profiling

Harmeen Mehta Global CIO and Head of Digital, Bharti Airtel

Harmeen Mehta  Global CIO and Head of Digital, Bharti Airtel
Harmeen Mehta  Global CIO and Head of Digital, Bharti Airtel

Industry Experience: 21 Years

Past Organizations: Qantas Airways, British Airways, HSBC, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BBVA

Academic Excellence: Bachelor of Engineering in Computer science and specialization in neural networks

Highlights regarding implementations in 2016: (1) OpenNetwork for Airtel – won the ET award also, (2) Digitization of Airtel – won TMForum award for our digitization beating all global telcos and (3) 3x growth in Airtel digital properties- myAirtel app and – won the Davey award for our 4G website globally.

Plans for 2017 from technology and projects’ point of view: Big focus on a Brilliant Customer Experience and digitizing Airtel.

Success mantra: Use your brains and the power of technology – makes everything possible. And keep experimenting and pushing boundaries – don’t fear failure else you will never try anything new.

Favorite piece of personal technology: My iPhone and Air pods – can’t live without them

Hobbies pursued in free time: Painting – abstract in acrylic and reading and more reading

About the family: I am single.

One good book read recently: The Inevitable by Kevin Kelly

Favorite holiday destination: Italy – great history and culture, beautiful language and divine food.

Social network most active on: LinkedIn

Preferred Cuisine of Choice: Italian

Favorite Sport: Cricket

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