Vice President and Country Head for UK & Ireland, Wipro Limited
Sharmila Paranjpe is the Vice President and Country Head for UK & Ireland, Wipro Limited. As regional business head for UK and Ireland and head of Wipro’s manufacturing practice in Europe, Sharmila has advised many of Europe’s leading manufacturing companies on their strategic digital transformation agendas.
With over 30 years of experience working across various IT services, core manufacturing industry expertise, and time spent serving clients across countries and cultures, Sharmila has built and led strong multicultural teams to drive large and successful client transformation programs. Sharmila is also committed to progressing Wipro’s charter for corporate social responsibility and diversity and inclusion in the UK and Ireland.
She is a leader of Wipro’s “Women of Wipro” chapter in the UK, and she personally mentors many of Wipro’s senior female managers. She was also formerly a managing trustee of Wipro Cares in India, and in 2018, Wipro launched a Wipro Cares chapter in the UK. Sharmila has a degree in engineering from the College of Engineering, Pune.