Dr. Sikka has been CEO & Managing Director of Infosys since August 1, 2014.
Dr. Sikka served as the Chief Technology Officer of SAP SE (alternative name SAP AG) from May 30, 2007 to May 4, 2014 and served as Member of its Executive Board from February 7, 2010 to May 4, 2014. He served as a Member of the Global Managing Board at SAP AG from April 2012 to May 4, 2014, leading all SAP products and innovation.
He was a founder of Bodha and served as its President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board with global responsibility for development and delivery of all products across SAP’s product portfolio including Applications, Analytics, Cloud, Database & Technology and Mobile. He was responsible for leading the design and end-user experience for SAP, and for driving all innovation globally.
He served as Area Vice President for Platform Technologies at Peregrine Systems, responsible for application development and integration technologies and architecture. He joined Peregrine following the acquisition of Bodha, Inc.
He has extensive experience with internet, aggregation and distributed e-commerce research using database and knowledge-based technologies. He has been a Whole-Time Director of Infosys Ltd. since June 14, 2014. He served as Member of Advisory Board of Coghead, Inc. since October 2006.
Vishal received his BS in Computer Science from Syracuse University and holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Stanford University, USA.