Sandeep Kalra is the Chief Executive Officer of Persistent Systems and serves on its Board as an Executive Director. Under his leadership, Persistent is transforming from a niche technology player into a multifaceted, new age digital transformation partner and a strong global brand.
Sandeep has extensive experience in the IT services industry and in turning around businesses by promoting growth and profitability. After graduating from Indian Institute of Management in Calcutta, Sandeep spent 16+ years with HCL, where he held multiple leadership positions across Outsourced Product Engineering, establishing HCL Technologies in LATAM and Canada as well as leading the Pharma vertical. Subsequently to HCL Technologies, Sandeep joined Symphony Teleca to lead its growth and was instrumental in its successful acquisition by HARMAN. Sandeep then led a 7,000+ member services business unit for HARMAN (now a Samsung Company), delivering digital transformation solutions to ISVs and enterprises.
Sandeep is known in the industry for his extraordinary passion, dedication and growth mindset. His vision for Persistent is to be an industry-leading organization with a growth mindset, preserving its rich legacy and yet fostering creativity, collaboration and diversity. Sandeep is based out of our New Jersey office.
Sandeep is married to Jyotika and they have three daughters.