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Hybrid Replay – September 2021 Masterclass with Gaurav Kataria
October 21, 2021 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm AEST
Intrapreneurs are Value Creators
Intrapreneurs are entrepreneurs working within an organization to solve problems and/or create new businesses. In this process, they focus on creating sustainable value for their organization and its customers. This requires these individuals to challenge the status quo, be proactive, think out of the box, and lead the change.
In this masterclass, Gaurav will share his intrapreneurial journey with case-studies from multi-billion to multi-million dollar organizations. He will also cover practical insights on traits that set intrapreneurs apart from the crowd.
Gaurav Kataria is Chief Digital and Information Officer (CDIO) at Sai Life Sciences, a leading Contract Research Organisation (CRO) and Contract Development & Manufacturing Organisation (CDMO) providing drug discovery, development and manufacturing services to innovative pharma companies and biotechs worldwide. In his role as CDIO, Gaurav is responsible for driving the organization’s digital and IT strategy in line with its vision and global growth aspirations. He is also responsible for IT and cyber security for the company. In a career spanning over 21 years, Gaurav has rich experience across digital transformation, technology, consulting, marketing & strategy.
Prior to Sai Life Sciences, Gaurav was a Profit & Loss leader at Cyient responsible for formulating the digital strategy, building digital products and delivering digital solutions for its Aerospace and Defence customers globally. He was also the Global Chief Information Officer overseeing the IT strategy with a focus on adopting technology to drive business process change and chaired the IT Security Council acting as the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO).
Other previous roles include heading up the customer division (with client acquisition and P&L responsibilities) at Feedback Consulting, a global market research and insights firm and head of Marketing and Strategy at HCL Technologies an Indian multinational IT services and consulting company, where he also led the innovation program across the organisation. Gaurav is an Advisory Board member for the Global Intrapreneur Institute (GII). He has been a mentor to start-ups and was an invited member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) National Innovation Committee for a number of years.
Gaurav is an Advisory Board member for the Global Intrapreneurs Institute (GII). He has been a mentor to start-ups and an invited member of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) National Innovation Committee. He holds an engineering degree with a Masters of Sciences (MS) from Birla Institute of Technology, Pilani and executive business education from Harvard Business School and is a highly sought-after speaker on the topic of digital transformation.