Biplab is Vice President and Co-Head of Wipro Ventures, the corporate investment arm of Wipro Technologies, an $8B technology services firm for Global 1000 enterprises.
Wipro Ventures is a $100M fund that invests in artificial intelligence, open source software, Internet of Things, Big Data, and other emerging technology areas of strategic relevance to Wipro. The fund was started in early 2015 with the goal of participating in the innovation ecosystem, establishing strategic partnerships with early-stage startups, offering those innovative and differentiated solutions to Wipro’s customers, and thereby delivering strategic and financial returns to Wipro. Biplab serves as a board observer for Altizon Systems, Demisto, and IntSights.
Prior to this position, Biplab held several operating roles, primarily in the enterprise applications services domain at Wipro, Genpact, and PwC. He also had a brief stint with Trivium Systems, an online CRM startup based out of Bangalore, India. Most recently, he was responsible for managing a $400M P&L at Wipro within the broader Application Services unit.
Education, Personal, and Fellowship
Biplab earned a bachelor's degree in computer science and engineering from IIT Kharagpur, India, and an MBA with concentration in finance and systems from IIM Bangalore, India. He is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
As a member of Class 22, Biplab served his fellowship at Wipro Ventures. His mentor was his partner and co-head of Wipro Ventures, Venu Pemmaraju, an experienced corporate investor with 15 years at Intel Capital prior to joining Wipro.