Rajdeep joined Material as Chief Transformation Officer in May 2022. In this role, Rajdeep drives the integration and evolution of Material’s overall capability footprint, with a focus on enabling next generation technology, global delivery, and evolved data science capabilities.
Before joining Material, Rajdeep was an advisor to some of the world’s leading private equity firms on their digital investment and value creation strategies. Previously in his career, Rajdeep spent 17 years at Sapient, playing a key leadership role in its transformation into one of the world’s leading digital transformation services providers. Rajdeep was Sapient’s first Global Delivery Lead, where he oversaw the delivery function across its 30+ offices around the globe. Under his leadership, Sapient transformed its capability footprint and ways of working, and created an industry leading distributed delivery model – driving significant client impact and business growth, and earning widespread recognition from clients and industry analysts. Subsequently, Rajdeep was Managing Director Asia Pacific for Publicis Sapient where he led the business for brands like SapientNitro, Razorfish and DigitasLBi in these emerging markets.
Rajdeep’s experience and belief is that organizational culture is both the single biggest catalyst and the single biggest impediment to large-scale transformation.
Rajdeep has a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, India, and an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He lives in New Delhi with his wife. When not working, they like to travel around the world to experience new cultures and cuisines.