Managing Director & CEO
Upinder Zutshi as Managing Director & CEO of Infinite is a very unconventional leader, and has nurtured the growth of infinite with a very hands-on-approach. With his remarkable leadership, Upinder has defined the strategic direction of the Company, making Infinite’s revenue grow above industry average. He has been instrumental in setting the vision for Infinite to be positioned as a Global Service Provider and moving the Company up the value chain by focusing on differentiated services and product based offerings in a non-conventional engagement and business models.
Under Upinder’s leadership, Infinite has grown to be in the Nasscom Top 20 IT providers in India with a revenue of US$ 255 Million in FY 2013; 5000+ employees worldwide, been named as Top 5 employers in India by Dataquest – IDC, Forbes Asia 200 Best Under a Billion Company in 2012; Top 10 Global Telecom Outsourcing Providers by IAOP and has been recognized as technology thought leaders in the emerging areas like mobility, messaging and analytics. He spearheaded the IPO of Infinite, which was one of the most successful IPOs in 2010, with a historic opening where it was over-subscribed manifold in a stock market where the giants were struggling through a global economic-crisis.
Upinder has over 28 years of experience in initiating and establishing startups and building an efficient management team under his guidance. His empathetic style makes him a very popular leader amongst the young and dynamic employees of Infinite. His leadership style encourages entrepreneurial culture that is goals driven, based on respect for people, freedom of thought, expression and action along with globalized business processes, practices and organizational structure that help create transparency and drive accountability within Infinite globally. Upinder realized early on that the company needed a winning team to make the Infinite vision a reality. His leadership is evident in the progressive work environment at Infinite, where qualified and experienced people bring depth and maturity while retaining focus on flexibility, innovation and integrity which are the core elements of the entrepreneurial DNA of the organization.
In his formative years, he has worked extensively in US, Europe, Middle East and India, with reputed companies holding key leadership positions. A greater part of his career, post his first job at CMC Limited, has included experience in building early stage companies, setting-up start-up ventures and developing them into growth organizations. Prior to joining Infinite, Upinder was, for a period of six years, the Chief Executive Officer of Velocient Technologies Inc., a digital consulting & IT services company in the US. For five years preceding this, he was the co-founder and Vice President at Eastern Software Systems (ESS) Ltd., a leading software products and IT services company and was responsible for setting up and running the middle-eastern operations of the company. Upinder started his career with CMC Ltd., where he spent eight years holding various functions in sales, marketing and program management.
Upinder holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from the Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences (BITS), Pilani. He is an avid golfer and a photographer.