Mr. Harpreet Arora
Mr. Harpreet Arora
Achiever's Success Story
Mr. Harpreet Arora’s strategic insights, innovative yet transforming agendas stand highly noteworthy
With over two decades of experience in Financial services, information technology and consulting space, Mr. Harpreet Arora, currently the Global Consulting Head- BFSI, Wipro, throughout his career, has led many strategic opportunities covering new business launches; transformative offerings, strategic acquisitions, and business turn-around situations. He is an Entrepreneurial minded senior executive with consistent success in starting, building, growing and improving performance of businesses and a specialist at identifying, capturing business opportunities and executing in a structured fashion. Mr. Arora is skilled in strategy creation & implementation, M&A value creation & realization.
Through his career, Mr. Arora has helped clients on strategic insights, innovation and their transformation agendas through a hybrid of advisory, digital transformation, execution services. His career started as a corporate banker with ICICI & Citigroup in Mumbai, where he managed senior client relationships. After 4 years as a banker, Harpreet decided to leverage his FS skills to steer his career in the consulting world with Infosys. His first assignment took him to Australia for a year, followed by a leadership role in the US, and then UK thereby providing him with a global flavor & understanding of the business.
He spent his time with Ernst & Young in UK on their Capital Markets consulting business and then spent a decade with Infosys to drive accelerated growth in their European FS business with a consulting led approach. For nearly last 4 years, Harpreet has led Wipro’s BFSI consulting business through a significant global expansion & growth phase. He has an MBA in Finance from JBIMS, Mumbai and Engineering in Electronics from PEC, Chandigarh. He has completed an Executive Leadership Programme from Stanford Business School, USA.
His message to the upcoming entrepreneurs is, “it is all about the people and the experiences related to them, which helps you understand clients, partners and teams. The enjoyment & richness of experience while managing global, diverse teams, multiple stakeholders, diverse situations is beyond words”. Having a ‘mentor’ in your career is very valuable, as they can provide you with an unbiased view of the situation, whenever you can’t judge by yourself”.