Nitin Rakesh

Current Position

CEO & Director, Mphasis

Founder & Trustee, Plaksha University


Harvard Business School (CEO Workshop)

NMIMS (MMS, Finance)

Delhi Institute of Technology (Computer Science)


Nitin Rakesh, a distinguished leader in the IT services industry, joined Mphasis as its CEO & Director in January 2017.

In the first year of taking on the mantle as the CEO of Mphasis, Nitin introduced Mphasis: C= X2C2 =1TM formula for success, (hyper-personalization; drive n=1 powered by Cloud & Cognitive); driving multi-dimensions of business value with an integrated consumer-centric Front2BackTM Digital Transformation, enabling Business Operations, Technology Transformation and Service Transformation, driven by IP assets.

Prior to joining Mphasis, Nitin Rakesh was the CEO & President of Syntel (a NASDAQ listed IT Services Company). Nitin has a proven track record of delivering profitable growth at industry leading operating margins. Before he was appointed as the CEO, he served as President, Americas for Syntel, where he headed Business Development and North American operations. Nitin served at Syntel in various capacities between 2012 to 2016 and between 2002 to 2008.

Nitin is an active member of various institutions globally, such as US - India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) driving financial services council and business relations between US and India. He is also on the advisory board of the Knowledge at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania?s driving digital transformation discussions at grass root level.

Nitin holds a Bachelor's degree in Engineering (Computer Science) from Delhi Institute of Technology, Delhi University and has received his Master's in Management from Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai and is also an alumni of Harvard Business School?s CEO Workshop.