Yogesh Zope

Yogesh Zope

Group CIO – Bharat Forge Ltd (Kalyani Group of Companies)

Yogesh is the ‘Group CIO’ for Bharat Forge Limited. In this role, he has the responsibility for leading corporate technology operations across Kalyani Group of Companies. A key part of his role is equipping the Kalyani Group team with the technology and tools they need to better support clients and achieve Business Objectives by ensuring the implementation of a technology strategy aligned with the business that meets both the growth and productivity commitments. During his 17 years journey at Kalyani Group, Yogesh has successfully implemented SAP ERPs & multiple IT systems for group companies.

He has overall 21 years’ experience in IT & related technologies.

He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering Business Management from University of Warwick, UK & Bachelors of Engineering in Computers from University of Pune. Yogesh is also CEO & Founder Member of Kalyani Technologies Ltd. Prior to joining Kalyani Group, Yogesh worked with Alfa Laval (India) in MIS function.
He has won several prestigious recognitions including CIO100 for consecutive four years & CIO Hall of Fame, multiple EDGE Awards, TOPCISO 100 Award, BEST CIO of India Award.

He is part of managing committees of various national organisations like SAP India User Group (INDUS), ACMA IT Committee, CIO Association. He presently chairs the Pune Chapter of CIO Association’s CIO Klub.