Mr. Nallicheri Vydianathan Tyagarajan
B.Tech., 1983 Mechanical Engineering

Mr. Tyagarajan is currently the CEO, Genpact, and Board Director of Kantar, Jabil, and Catalyst. After his B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering from IIT Bombay, Mr. Tyagarajan acquired his MBA from IIM Ahmedabad in 1985.

Mr. Tyagarajan is one of the industry leaders who pioneered a new global business model and transformed a division of General Electric (GE Capital International Services) into Genpact, a global professional services firm delivering digital transformation solutions for clients. Genpact has more than 115,000 employees and annual revenues of $4.37 billion as of December 31, 2022.

Mr. Tyagarajan was appointed as Genpact’s chief executive officer in 2011. In his current role, Mr. Tyagarajan counsels and collaborates with C-suite executives of large global corporations, Mantra For Success “Always be curious.” helping them drive change in their companies to improve their competitiveness. He frequently writes and speaks on such topics as digital disruption, global talent issues, continuous skill development, and the importance of building a strong corporate culture.

Mr. Tyagarajan is on the Board of Kantar, a leading data, insights, and consulting company; Jabil, a manufacturing services company; and Catalyst, a global nonprofit organization working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs to help build workplaces that work for women.

Mr. Tyagarajan has contributed significantly in terms of diversity, equity, and inclusion, as well as implemented green practices in the workplace. He has implemented volunteer opportunities that engaged 120k employees, 90k of whom are in India and has dedicated significant time to CSR, particularly women’s learning and employment.

Mr. Tyagarajan has won several awards and accolades over the years. He won the Ascend A-list award for resilience during times of rapid change and uncertainty. He won the Catalyst Champion CEO award for gender diversity in the workplace.

Hobbies: “Running, reading, travel, cricket”

Any other interesting fact about yourself that you may like to share: “I want to go back and teach at a university one day.”

Special Memories Associated with IIT Bombay

“Friends made over those five years have been friends forever. Though I don’t practice engineering day-to-day, I still solve every problem from an engineering mindset that I learned at IIT Bombay.”