Group Chief Information and Technology Officer – Future Group
Vinod Bidarkoppa brings over 20 years of global experience in diverse operational and strategic executive Technology leadership roles with global Fortune 100 companies across different verticals – Omni Channel Retail, Airline and Banking. Vinod has lived and worked in various geographies internationally.
In his current role as the Group Chief Information and Technology Officer, reporting to the Group CEO of Future Group, the largest retailer in India, Vinod is responsible for all strategic and operational aspects of Technology for various businesses under the group.
Previously at Tesco PLC, as Divisional CIO, reporting to the Group Executive Committee, Vinod was responsible for Worldwide Engineering and Service across Retail Applications, Digital Commerce (Tesco.com and Mobile) and Infrastructure comprising of UK, US, Central and Eastern Europe and Asia operations of Tesco. Prior to joining Tesco, Vinod served in various Executive and Senior leadership roles at HP : as the Director and Country General Manager for the Applications and Industry divisions, including Consulting and Systems Integration for Hewlett Packard (HP), India region; as Applications Industry Executive for the Travel, Transportation and Logistics Business for Asia Pacific region based out of Singapore; various leadership roles in the areas of Industry Consulting, Strategic Account Management, Product Development and Service Delivery based out of the US
Vinod has an MBA degree from Cox School of Business, Southern Methodist University (Texas, USA) and MS degree in Computer Science from Texas Tech University (Texas, USA). He received his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Nagpur, India. Vinod frequently publishes thought leadership articles and participates in various Industry and Technology forums as a speaker. Vinod loves running, reading and traveling.