Kuljesh Puri is Senior Vice President & General Manager, with over 26 years of experience across the software, telecom and semiconductor industries along with extensive international exposure and a passion for transformation.

Before joining Persistent, Kuljesh headed the Telecom Product Engineering portfolio at Tech Mahindra. Before that he worked at Harman International, a Samsung company, as Vice President and Global General Manager for the Telecom and Industrial verticals, mandated with defining a growth trajectory for the business. Earlier, Kuljesh spent 15 years in senior business and engineering roles at Aricent in both the B2B and B2C businesses.

His experience includes working with leading telcos, IoT solution platform and infrastructure providers, as well as industrial automation and enterprise clients, helping establish large-scale outsourced product engineering and digital transformation-led relationships.

Kuljesh is an Engineering alumnus of Punjab Engineering College, India.