Gautam Samanta is the EVP and Global Head of BFS. In his role, he is responsible for spearheading the Company's growth globally for the BFS vertical. As an additional responsibility, he oversees the firm’s business in Europe with clients who fall outside the core industry verticals of Travel, Transportation, Hospitality and Insurance.He is based in London.
With over 24 years of experience, Gautam comes with a deep understanding of the technology and business consulting landscape acquired through working in a leading financial services institution, a leading software product company as well as two large global consulting and technology services organizations. He has extensive knowledge in driving business transformation, outsourcing, IT and Ops strategy, innovation and sustainability and is highly experienced in complex large deal structuring, creative commercial models and deal negotiation.
Gautam joins from Infosys where he served as Vice President and Global Client Partner - Financial Services and managed fastest growing portfolio of accounts in the Europe. He is an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta.