Anoop heads Enterprise Performance Optimization at HCL. This function integrates Strategy, Operations and Technology functions for the company. With Integrated Tech & Ops, HCL is able to respond to the market needs faster, enabling the company to consistently grow faster than the Industry. Anoop is based in Sunnyvale, California.
EPO is also the CEO’s office and is responsible for providing strategic direction at Corporate and SBU levels to ensure that HCL keeps gaining profitable market share. This is done through focused interventions in strategy development, strategy translation, organization alignment, operations & financial goals planning, reviews, and corrective action. He has direct ownership of the company’s three year strategy and financial planning. This includes having oversight on all organic and Inorganic investment that get deployed in creating differentiated and sustainable strategies offerings for HCL
Through the CIO function, Anoop has led a very successful Cloud adoption strategy in HCL, optimizing running costs while significantly increasing the function’s service delivery capability. His CIO team has adopted SMAC Technologies to inject speed into several business processes - an example being the mobile enablement of business applications. At the moment, he has executing on the ‘mobile first’ mantra wherein all new business applications will be developed for Mobile first and based on demand, developed for desktop too.
In the past, Anoop led the integration for one of the largest acquisitions that the Indian IT industry has seen till date-HCL’s acquisition of AXON. Today, the enterprise application business of HCL is rated in the leadership quadrant by leading industry analysts, worldwide. It is also one of the most forward looking businesses at HCL, encompassing new services around Cloud and Mobility.
In addition Anoop has played crucial global roles over his 25 year old journey with HCL. He Transformed the Sales organization and enabled productivity improvements of upto 25 % YoY during specific period of time. He also deployed the “Employees First Customers Second” philosophy in making the Transitions function deliver on zero defect transition in large rebadging deals.
Anoop has a Degree in Law, has been with HCL for the past 25 years and lives with his wife and 2 sons in Cupertino. During his spare time, he loves to work out and stay healthy.