Senior Vice President & Area Systems Director (Central Asia)
J Walter Thompson
Sunil Mehta is an accomplished CIO with expertise in enterprise and media transformation with a career that spans over 30 years and has a proven ability in consistently and successfully leading and executing enterprise wide IT implementations and change across J Walter Thompson offices in the region.
He has been responsible for IT transformation of the entire WPP Group in South Asia, IT leadership, managing all the IT functions, conceptualising, implementing, managing and monitoring projects aligned to business goals and objectives, Troubleshooting and Crisis Management, Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Management, and motivating and developing the IT team. He is also responsible for Budgeting, Procurement, Negotiating, Future-proof IT Investments, Costs Savings, and optimising use of resources and infrastructure. This has helped position the company as a technology leader within its market segments while optimising organisational support and operational excellence.
He has led unique transformations that were the first of their kind in the world for a media company be it ERP, CRM or Work Flow Systems. He has also been involved in setting up state-of-the-art Digital Studios as the most profitable units and in-house video editing facilities in the company. Sunil also streamlined New Business Growth and its related processes across South Asia as part of the Global Business Growth team.