Anthony (Tony) Thomas

Anthony (Tony) Thomas

Chief Information Officer-Vodafone India Ltd

Anthony Thomas (Tony) is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at Vodafone India responsible for managing Information Technology across all businesses and partners for Vodafone India. Tony has more than 20 years of experience with leadership roles in multiple industry sectors.

Before joining Vodafone, Tony served Citigroup, Ernst & Young, Intelligroup Inc. and SEEC Inc. among other leading organizations and held leadership roles in Management Consulting, Information Technology and Business Operations. Although most of his career was based out of the USA, Tony has managed teams across the globe including in India.

Tony has successfully managed many key initiatives across multiple organizations and has made many key contributions to Information Technology.

During his tenure at Citigroup as the Global Head of Digital Banking Operations, Tony drove the digitization of key Banking processes, including acquisitions, servicing, payments for a full lifecycle positive channel agnostic customer experience, reduced cost, reduced process cycles and increased revenue opportunities. Prior to that Tony was the Global Head and Chief Architect of Citi eDelivery where he drove the development, roll-out and support of electronic interactive communications platform to digitize 2Billion communications; 3Billon pieces of paper at a $1Billion annual cost.

Tony is also a core member of Reserve Bank of India’s Technical Committee on Mobile Banking.