10 Most Inspiring CIOs in India 2023



The CIO’s role in fast-paced enterprises is rapidly altering as the tech industry shifts towards more service and data-centric procedures. Apart from spending most of their time thinking of technology, they are constantly putting effort into leveraging technology and bringing agility to their businesses. They are the facilitator of digital transformation in organisations and promote digital literacy across the organisation’s departments. Being an IT hub and thought leader globally, India is home to many technologists who are catalysts for facilitating the technological shift within their organisation. In this exclusive edition, “10 Best CIOs in India 2023”, TradeFlock celebrates the professional expedition of India’s most inspiring chief information officers who create 360-degree value for the stakeholders through technological innovation and cultural change. Join us in this celebration and acknowledge the digital transformers of India.

Amzur Technologies

Rangarajan Narasimhan

Vice President, IT - ASI & Global Automation


Rangarajan Narasimhan embarks on a career spanning over 24 illustrious years, and his commitment to social responsibility and making a tangible difference in society speaks volumes about his character.

Menrva Technologies

Ajay Sharma

CIO, Head of Payments/Operations​

Sodexo Benefits and Rewards Services

With around 24 years of professional experience, Ajay has been instrumental in developing and implementing cutting-edge solutions that have improved customer satisfaction and driven business growth.

AUK Computing

Anil Tari

Director IS & IT SSC Leader​

Ingram Micro

Anil Tari is a seasoned professional with 28+ years of experience. He has developed expertise in SAP and allied technologies, IT strategy, IT and Digital transformation, project management, and more.

Chropynska India

Anjali Surana

Chief Technology Officer

Syncsoft Global

Anjali Surana has achieved technical proficiency through 20+ years of experience, guiding teams through all Software Development phases, from Requirements Gathering & Analysis to Design, Development, Testing, Deploying, and Support.

Regional Sales Director

Arunkumar Krishna

Chief Information Security Officer


With 12 years of IT security experience, Arunkumar Krishna is responsible for spearheading NetObjex’s cybersecurity strategy and initiatives within the crypto space.

Senior Director

Phanindra Jammalamadaka

Ex-Chief Information Security Officer

Ex- Mintoak

Phanindra Jammalamadaka is a strategic CISO with over 14+ years of experience leading information security programs for large organisations and stands at the forefront of executing robust security strategies.

Energy & Utilities,

Sarang Nagmote

Deputy Vice President-IT

TransUnion CIBIL

With a decorated career of around two decades, Sarang has honed his skills in various areas of cybersecurity, including information security audits, technical audits, security assessments, IT contingency planning, compliance, and project management.

Head, Asia Pacificers

Dr. Sujit Senapati

Vice President (VP) - Digital & IT

Vardhman Textiles

During his career spanning 25+ years, Sujit led impactful digital transformations, delivering strong ROI. His visionary approach significantly influenced top companies, emphasising IT strategy, SAP delivery, and security.