Elango is President of the Global Hi-tech & Travel Business Units and New Client Acquisition in North America. As the Head of Business for these units, he is responsible for clients, financial performance, and people within these units across Global offices. He has been a member of the Mphasis Executive Committee since 2006.
Elango’s role is to orchestrate Mphasis’ deep technology expertise, domain and industry specialization and enable our customers to visualize and help drive their long-term strategic priorities. Elango excels in harnessing the collective power of the Mphasis internal and partner ecosystem to help solve our customers’ complex business problems.
Leaning on his diverse experience, Elango is the advisor and sounding board to CXOs as they navigate their organizations through complex technology and business transformation journeys. Elango works with them to find creative, workable solutions within the constraints of their competing priorities.
Elango re-joined Mphasis in 2006 and has worked in various capacities such as Chief Human Resources Officer, Head of Emerging Geo and has worn multiple hats as Head of Business Operations, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Marketing and Corporate Communications. He was instrumental in the divestiture of business divisions which were not core to the overall Mphasis strategy. In his most recent role, Elango helped transform the complex relationship with HP / DXC, driving growth and stability.
Prior to Mphasis, Elango helped set up the offshore captive for Bank of America as the Head of Human Resources and has worked with the UB group and Quality Inns India.
Elango has authored a book published by McGraw Hill titled “You Don’t need a Godfather”, and currently produces a podcast called “Epiphanies by Elango”. In the past, he has written for The Wall Street Journal, The Economic Times, and other publications.
Elango has completed an Advanced Management Program from INSEAD, France and holds a degree in Hotel Management from IHM-Madras.