Who is Rajesh Gopinathan?
Rajesh Gopinathan is an outgoing CEO and Managing Director of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), an Indian well-known IT services and consulting organization and one of the country’s largest employers. In February 2017, he was elevated to the role of Chief Executive. This was after serving as the Chief Finacial Officer since 2013. He is one of the youngest CEOs in the Tata Group.
Rajesh Gopinathan Career
A Career at Tata Strategic Management Group
In 1996, he joined the Tata Strategic Management Group, where he worked on multiple assignments with Tata companies.
A Career at Tata Consultancy Services
He joined Tata Consultancy Services in 2001 from Tata Industries and worked to drive TCS’ newly established e-business unit in the United States. He was involved in the design, structure, and implementation of the newly organized structure and operating model of the company. In 2013, he took over as the Chief Finacial Officer of the company. Before assuming this role, he was Vice President – Business Finance, where he was responsible for the financial management of the company’s individual operating units. For 4 years after serving as the Chief Financial Officer, in February 2017 he was elevated to the role of Chief Executive Officer.
At the end of the fiscal year 2020, he played a key role in helping TCS become a 22 billion global company. With over 469,000 associates, TCS is one of the largest private sector employers globally and was recognized as a Global Top Employer for the sixth consecutive year in 2021, with the highest retention rate in a competitive industry. Under his leadership, in April 2018, the market capitalization of the company crossed USD 100 billion, thus making TCS the most valuable company in India. In 2021, TCS’ brand value grew by $1.4 billion over the prior year to USD 15 billion and was ranked among the Top 3 most valuable brands in the IT Services sector globally according to the Brand Finance 2021 report.
Career Resignation from TCS
Rajesh will resign as chief executive officer, effective September 15, 2023. He is thus set to be replaced by K. Krithivasan, the company’s President and global head of the banking, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) vertical who has been named CEO-designate effective March 16, 2023.
How Old Is Rajesh Gopinathan?
He is 53 years old as of 2023, having been born in 1971, in Thrissur, Kerala, India. Rajesh Gopinathan shares his birth year with celebrities such as; Tupac Shakur (1971-1996), Selena Quintanilla (1971-1995), Elon Musk, Snoop Dogg, Kelly Hyland, and many more.
Rajesh Gopinathan Family
Who are Rajesh Gopinathan’s Parents and Siblings?
His secretive nature has shown up in his personal life. He has managed to keep his family background very private. In case there is news regarding his parents and siblings, we will update it here as soon as possible. However, his father worked at Research Design and Standard Organisation at Indian Railways.
Rajesh Gopinathan Education
He received his education at St. Mary’s Convent Inter College RDSO Manak Nagar Lucknow. And is an alumni of the 1987 Batch of SMCIC RDSKO LKO s per his batchmates. He then attended the National Institute of Technology Tiruchirappalli where he graduated with a degree in Electrical and Electronics in 1994. Later, he attended the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad where he obtained a post-graduate diploma in Management (PGDM, equivalent to an MBA).
Rajesh Gopinathan Marital Status
He is married to the love of his life Lekshmi. He and his wife reside in Mumbai.
Rajesh Gopinathan Kids
He and his wife have two kids. A son and a daughter. However, his kids’ names are not mentioned on the internet.
Rajesh Gopinathan Height and Measurements
Adding up to his well-built body is an approximate height of 5ft 7 inches (1.7m) and has unknown weight.
Rajesh Gopinathan’s Salary and Net Worth
In financial year 22, he received a total compensation of Rs 25.75 crore. He has accrued a decent net worth from his career at Tata. However, his net worth is not disclosed on the internet.