Wipro Technologies Africa: Kiran Kumar

Kiran Kumar has been the Finance Head at Wipro Technologies Africa since October 2016.

Interview: Kiran Kumar, proactive about risk.

Kiran Kumar is originally from Bangalore, India, but now lives in South Africa. He was initially sent here to reinvent Wipro Technology’s processes and controls, but was elevated to Head of Finance in October 2016. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the IT industry including more than five years’ experience as a SAP Techno-Functional consultant in the areas of SAP MII solutions development, design and support. He has worked for Infotech, Auritas and Axcend Automation and Software Solutions. He has a B.Com from Hkes First Grade College.

Work
2016 – Present    Finance Head, Wipro Technologies Africa
2015 – Present    Senior Consultant, Wipro Technologies 
2012 – Present    Financial Controller, Wipro Technologies 
2010 – 2015         IT Consultant, ITC Infotech
2010 – 2010        Java Programmer, Auritas
2009 – 2012        Software Engineer, Wipro Technologies 
2007 – 2010        Software Engineer, k4t
2007 – 2012        Head GL Reconciliation and Data Analytics, Wipro Technologies
2006 – 2007        Associate Software Engineer, XIPHIAS Software
2003 – 2007        Department Head: HR, Finance and Administration,                                                       Axcend Automation and Software Solutions (Pvt) Ltd

Education
2001 – 2005        BE, Computer Science, PESCE Mandya,                                                                             Visvesvaraya Technological University
1998 – 2001        Diploma, Computer Science, Sandur Polytechnic
1995 – 1999        B.Com, Accounting and Finance, Hkes First Grade College
1997 – 1998        PUC, Science, SCSVM Sandur
1991 – 1993        Matric, Gandhinagar Higher Secondary School

About Wipro Technologies: Wipro Limited is a leading global information technology, consulting and business process services company. It is a company recognised globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services. It has over 160 000 dedicated employees serving clients across six continents. 

In 2017, Wipro reported a revenue of ?554.179 million.