Amita Birla
Amita Birla
Chairman & Non-Executive Director, Birlasoft
Co-Chairman, CK Birla Group
Amita Birla is the Co Chairman of the CK Birla Group, and the Chairman of Birlasoft Ltd, a leading Enterprise Digital IT Services business in the mid-tier segment with leading Enterprise solutions and extensive digital capability. Under her leadership, the company has today become a trusted partner to its customers in unlocking value in their digital journey. She has also overseen the merger of KPIT's IT business with Birlasoft. This merger brings together tremendous strengths in SAP, Oracle, JDE and other related areas of enterprise services with core strengths in Custom Application Development and Maintenance in Digital, Sales Force, Data Analytics and Testing, combined with leading edge Consulting capability. Amita is deeply committed to helping organizations reinvent themselves to address and lead the disruption opportunities that the digital age brings. She believes that digital solutions are today not confined to the periphery of business, but are transforming the very core of business processes.
The CK Birla Group is a growing $2.9 billion conglomerate which primarily operates in three industry clusters: technology and automotive, home and building, healthcare and education. A diversified conglomerate, the Group is known for being one of India's foremost enterprises with a history of building enduring relationships with renowned global companies. With over 35,000 employees, 49 manufacturing facilities, four hospitals, 24 service delivery locations, an engineering institute, reputed schools and numerous patents and awards, the Group has a global footprint spanning 5 continents with a sustained focus on organic and inorganic growth opportunities.
In her role as the Co Chairman of the Group, Amita has had extensive experience in successfully leading companies, with her uniquely visionary yet empathetic style of leadership. She has championed several transformative initiatives within the Group, including a move towards a more effective workforce, a strong brand positioning and people processes which are globally aligned. A passionate advocate of diversity in the workplace, Amita is deeply involved in developing and supporting women leaders and creating organisations that are inclusive and nurturing.
Both Amita and her husband CK Birla, are committed philanthropists who espouse social development, healthcare delivery and the advancement of science and technology and art and culture through their family foundations and philanthropic initiatives.