Subha Tatavarti former Walmart executive is appointed as CTO for Wipro

Cioreviewindia Team | Tuesday, 30 March 2021, 09:26 IST

Subha Tatavarti former Walmart executive is appointed as CTO for WiproWipro Ltd has appointed Subha Tatavarti as the chief technology officer (CTO) of the organization. She joins from Walmart where she drove product, development, and commercialization of enterprise infrastructure along with security, data science, and edge platforms.

“Subha brings in over two decades of rich experience in the IT industry spanning across product development, lifecycle management, cloud computing services, data technology and analytics," Wipro chief executive Thierry Delaporte stated in an internal email announcing her appointment.

All CTO teams, including Service Transformation, Topcoder, Robotics, SVIC (Silicon Valley Innovation Center), Technovation Centre, Open Innovation and Applied Research, will report to her, Delaporte added.

Prior to Walmart, Tatavarti headed the product, data & infrastructure platform at PAYPAL where her focus was to drive transformation through scalable, API-driven interoperable platforms, Delaporte stated. “Her portfolio of products included machine learning/ artificial intelligence (ML/AI) platforms powered by Notebooks, Data Integration platform, Data Catalog and Data ALM."

In her previous roles, she was instrumental in improving the data and analytics infrastructure, besides pioneering CTO modernization and streamlining initiatives for Cloud, Platforms, and Frameworks (CPF).

Tatavarti has also worked at CliMetrics, Inc. as cofounder and director, Abbott Laboratories, Fannie Mae, and BearingPoint. She holds a Master’s degree in Computer Science.

Tatavarti’s appointment is among a progression of leadership changes at Wipro since Delaporte took charge as the CEO and MD on 6 July.  Recently this year, Wipro appointed Philippe Dintrans as senior vice president and head, Domain & Consulting for Wipro’s iDEAS (Integrated Digital, Engineering, and Application Services) business. Wipro also appointed country heads for Brazil, Germany and Austria, Japan, Switzerland, and Europe.

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