Harmeen Mehta

Global Chief Information Officer & Head of Digital

Bharti Airtel Limited

Symposium Roles
CIO Award Winner 2018
Speaker/Panelist 2018
Panels Participated in
Redesigning the Digital Workplace for [email protected] (2018)
Insights from the Leadership Award Finalists (2018)

Harmeen Mehta is the Global Chief Information Officer and Head of Digital of Bharti Airtel Limited, and as such is responsible for all of IT and engineering across India, South Asia, and 14 countries in Africa. Ms. Mehta also leads the digitization agenda across Bharti Airtel aimed at building new innovative platforms bringing new monetization opportunities to the company. Given its large scale with over 350 million customers, Airtel runs one of the largest “big data” platforms and greatly leverages machine learning and AI to create a digital brain to power this platform.

Ms. Mehta has over 20 years of experience in technology and has held various leadership positions such as CIO for Global Markets, Risk, and Operations at BBVA; Global Head of Corporate, Investment, and Private Banking IT at HSBC Global Technology Centre; Managing Director at Merrill Lynch India Technology Services across India, Singapore, Ireland, and Canada; and Asia CIO for Global Markets and Research technology at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Prior to this she worked as a consultant to British Airways and Qantas Airlines. She is a true global citizen, having lived in 11 countries and worked across more than 30 countries across all continents.

Ms. Mehta has been recognized by the Economic Times as among the top 10 women in the telecom and tech industry across the globe. She also is a board member for TM Forum and other startups in India and Silicon Valley. Under her leadership Airtel has won several prestigious awards from ET, TM Forum, DSCI, and IDC.


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