Som Mittal serves as an Independent Director on the board of Cyient and has been past Chairman and President of NASSCOM, India’s premier trade body for the IT and outsourcing industry. His knowledge of the Indian technology ecosystem combined with a nuanced understanding of trade and policy imperatives across key global geographies make him a leading voice in the industry. At Cyient, Mr. Mittal is a member of the Risk Management Committee and the Audit Committee and chairs the Strategy and Customer Experience Committee. He is also an Independent Director at Sheela Foam Limited, Tata Singapore Airlines Ltd., EXL Services Inc., and is a past Director of Axis Bank.
Mr. Mittal has held multiple leadership roles at some of the leading technology, engineering, and manufacturing companies in India, such as Wipro, HP, L&T, Denso, and Escorts. He has also held advisory roles in many government initiatives, including the National e-Governance Plan, National Digital Literacy Mission, and Sector Skills Council. Mr. Mittal has received several recognitions for his contributions to industry in India and abroad and has been honored as a Fellow of the Computer Society of India.
Mr. Mittal holds a B.Tech from IIT Kanpur and an MBA from IIM Ahmedabad. He is closely associated with a number of industry bodies and not-for-profit organizations, including educational institutions, as an expert and mentor and chairs the board of directors at the Charities Aid Foundation India.