Shobhit Kumar is an Associate Vice President and head of new business acquisition for Digital & Application Services in the UK, Ireland and the Benelux region.
Having joined HCL in 2004, Shobhit has undertaken a variety of roles in marketing and sales across different markets in India, the US, the UK, and Europe. As a founding member of HCL’s marketing team Shobhit led several initiatives in defining HCL’s positioning in the market including working with the faculty at Harvard Business School in the publication of the ‘Employee First Customer Second’ case study.
During the last 15 years, Shobhit has been instrumental in growing HCL’s digital & application business. He has led his team in helping clients embrace modern technology and new operating models for business transformation. He is a strong advocate of fundamentally redesigning the operating model and customer-partner ecosystem to delivering on business outcomes. His experience spans across diversified industries including retail, consumer packaged goods, manufacturing, life sciences among others.
He holds a bachelor's degree in engineering and a master's degree in business management.