P. H. Vijaya DeeptiCEO at Tata iQ
Vijaya Deepti is the CEO of Tata Insights and Quants a Division of the Tata Industries Ltd. The Organization is focused on working with the Tata Group Companies on leveraging Advanced Analytics to address business challenges. She is a Member – Board of Directors at Tata AIG General Insurance Co. Ltd.
She was with Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) for over three decades and played a number of roles both at Corporate and Business Unit Level. As part of the Corporate Governance Team, she supported a number of SBUs in their strategic initiatives and programs.
She was on the Board of Diligenta which is a Regulated Subsidiary of TCS in UK. As Head of Global Insurance Product Business at TCS, she was responsible for product development and client delivery initiatives globally. Previously, she served as the Head of Global Insurance Delivery with an additional responsibility to grow UK and European Insurance business. Under her leadership, the TCS Insurance unit won a number of strategic large deals, acquired new customers and achieved multifold growth.
Deepti’s experience in delivering large scale transformations, coupled with thought leadership enable her to be a sought-after business advisor to CXOs of Global Corporations.
As a long-standing member of TCS Business Excellence Council, Deepti has been responsible for driving the TATA Group’s Business Excellence (TBEM) initiative. She has worked as head of Quality Council and has championed various Six Sigma Initiatives within TCS across multiple customer engagements.
In Dec 2009, she was conferred the “Leading Business Woman of The Year” award by Women Leaders in India (WLII) in recognition for her contribution towards growing the insurance business within TCS despite the global economic downturn.
A quick learner who brings passion and fervour in everything she pursues, Deepti is also a change agent. She is an avid reader of books on management, leadership, and innovation amongst others and leverages these learnings to drive positive change within the organization.