Speaker

Samir Dhir

President & Head of Americas

Samir Dhir is the president of Virtusa Corporation, and is responsible for developing and executing Virtusa’s growth strategy and overall P&L management for all industry groups including sales, delivery, and operations in the Americas. The industry group comprises of Banking & Financial Services, Healthcare, Insurance and Life Sciences, Telecom, Media and High-Tech. In addition, Samir oversees Virtusa’s global alliances, sales enablement, and xLabs. He is also a board member of Virtusa Consulting Services.

He was earlier the president of the Banking and Financial Services business at Virtusa. He was instrumental in the acquisition and successful integration of Polaris Consulting & Services’ capabilities into Virtusa. Prior to this, as the chief delivery officer, Samir led the global delivery organization at Virtusa.

Samir is a key member of NASSCOM’s IT Services Council, initiated to sustain and grow global leadership in IT. He previously worked for Wipro where he managed delivery for technology, media, transportation and services business. He also led the SAP Practice and ran the managed services business. Prior to Wipro, he held key leadership positions with Avaya and Lucent Technologies in the UK.

Samir holds a master of business administration degree from Warwick Business School, UK, and Bachelor of Technology from Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee.

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