Dharmender (DK) Kapoor is the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Birlasoft. DK comes with 30 years of experience in the IT industry and is recognized across the industry as a thought leader. DK co-owns patents around Cloud & digital. Dharmender joined Birlasoft from HCL Technologies where he was heading Business & Technology Transformation Services.
Before being elevated to CEO, DK also served as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) at Birlasoft, where he managed Global Delivery, Business Development, Advisory, and other enabling functions. He was also responsible for developing Birlasoft’s global business for the BFSI vertical. He played a critical and instrumental role in leading the divesture of Birlasoft’s legacy business and etched a strategy towards focusing on next-generation digital services.
DK was among the key leaders of the Strategic M&A team that was responsible for the acquisition and integration of KPIT’s IT business with Birlasoft’s core business, leading to the birth of a new mid-tier Enterprise Digital and IT Transformation Services public listed company – Birlasoft Limited.
He holds a Masters degree from Kurukshetra University, India, and is an avid contributor to professional forums through his industry opinion pieces and straight-from-the-heart blogs.
DK enjoys sketching and painting with watercolors. Writing poems, sharing his life lessons, reimagining and penning down his thoughts through blogs stems out of his creativity and demonstrates his passion towards life and work.