Wipro’s New CEO Thierry Delaporte Has An Impressive CV But Challenges Galore: Experts

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Amid the worst health crisis the world has ever seen, former Capgemini executive Thierry Delaporte will have to face challenges at multiple levels, cultural and structural as he takes charge as Wipro CEO on July 6, 2020.


Sanchit Vir Gogia, founder & CEO, Greyhound Research, said acquisitions will be key in driving new business and Delaporte’s vast expertise could come in handy.

As industrious as he is, Delaporte will have to navigate cultural challenges in Wipro and that could take time.

Delaporte is the first non-Indian CEO in a firm where its Indian promoters hold more than 70 percent share. Gogia said, “So, the cultural issues are going to be significant.”


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Sanchit Vir Gogia: Sanchit is the Chief Analyst, Founder & CEO of Greyhound Research, a Global, Award-Winning, Technology & Innovation Research & Advisory firm. To read more about him, click here.

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