Executive Leadership

Rajesh Makhija

Rajesh Makhija

CEO - Wyde & Eldorado; Chief Marketing and M&A Officer - Mphasis Group

Rajesh holds three key portfolios at Mphasis. Product Portfolio Group (PPG), Marketing & Alliances and Mergers & Acquisitions.

As head of Product Portfolio Group, Rajesh is responsible for intellectual property-based software products, platforms and solutions for Mphasis. As part of this portfolio, Rajesh is the CEO of two product companies – Mphasis Wyde and Eldorado. Wyde is an international software vendor and creator of Wynsure- an industry leading Insurance Policy Administration Solution. Eldorado offers Health Insurance solutions, through its two payer platform products Javelina and Healthpac.

Since taking on this role in Nov 2014, Rajesh has led a quick pace complete turnaround of the Product Portfolio Group with both Wyde & Eldorado well on their way to be among the best performing units of the Mphasis Group.

As the Chief Marketing Officer of Mphasis, Rajesh is responsible for global marketing & communication activities including brand management, market development, corporate communications and media relations. Rajesh also heads global alliances, which involves setting up strategic partnerships & operating models with software product companies & niche services firms. As M&A head, he is responsible for all acquisition and divestiture from the Mphasis Group.

Previously, Rajesh was heading Enterprise Market Unit for 4 years, responsible for spearheading the expansion of Enterprise Business segments globally. This included a large portfolio spread across Healthcare & Life Sciences, Telecom, Retail & Logistics, and Manufacturing & Hi-Tech. He led Enterprise Unit to become the fastest growing and amongst the most profitable units of the organization.

Rajesh has more than 24 years of experience in Technology domain and has been with Mphasis for 15 years. Over the years, Rajesh has produced tremendous growth across a wide spectrum of industry segments including Financial Services and Healthcare.

Prior to joining Mphasis, Rajesh worked as National Business Manager for Godrej Pacific, India (now Ingram Micro) for more than 3 years. Subsequently, Rajesh founded Nibishi Services Ltd., based in Mumbai, India, and experienced a 3-plus year stint as an entrepreneur, setting up a dealer-driven nationwide infrastructure service network for various IT and office automation products.

An experienced presenter, Rajesh has been a guest lecturer at multiple universities in the U.S. and India. He is often called upon to share his insight in cross-industry forums on next-generation technologies affecting business processes and the state of the global sourcing and outsourcing industries.

Academically, he holds an Engineering degree in Electronics & Telecom and a PGDM (MBA) from Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Ahmedabad. He is currently on the Board of IIM-Ahmedabad Alumni Association, USA Chapter. He also completed the Advanced Management program at Wharton, University of Pennsylvania and is an active member of the Wharton Club of New York.

In his personal life, Rajesh is committed to charitable efforts and is associated with multiple non-governmental organizations to support underprivileged children in US & India. He is an avid follower of NBA & Cricket, also an active sportsperson with passion for tennis, golf and volleyball.