Magazine 461

A Leader in His Own Right

Sunil Wadhwani

Sunil Wadhwani
Managing Partner, SWAT Capital LLC

Sunil Wadhwani is co founder and the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of IGATE Corporation, which provides a broad range of Information Technology services. With over 34,000 employees in four continents, IGATE has been ranked among the world’s leading consulting firms. In July 2015, IGATE was sold to Capgemini of France.

Under Sunil’s leadership as CEO, the Company was listed four times in Inc. Magazine’s ranking of the fastestgrowing companies in the United States. It was also named among the “Top 100 Hot Growth” companies by Business Week and placed among the “Technology Fast 50” by Deloitte and Touche.

In addition to IGATE, Sunil is the Co- Founder and Chairman of the Board of Mastech Corporation, a provider of high-value information technology services and solutions. Mastech is a publicly-traded company with over 800 employees.

Sunil is an active angel investor. He has invested in over 30 early-stage technology companies and has served on the Boards of several of these ventures. These companies are in a variety of sectors including healthcare, life sciences, software, IT services, social media and financial services.

Sunil has written articles for a variety of publications including Datamation, Systems Integrator and Reader’s Digest, and has been quoted in publications such as Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, Information Week and Investors Business Daily.

Sunil established the WISH Foundation in India in 2014. WISH has developed a unique PPPdriven, innovation-led model for transforming the primary healthcare system in the lowest income areas in India and other developing countries. This approach brings together the government, private sector partners, and the most promising healthcare innovators. WISH is currently managing over 200 health centres for economically weaker sections of India. The model was implemented in Rajasthan, Delhi, and Assam where the outcomes have been remarkable. WISH is in discussions with Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh to expand the model to these States most underserved urban and rural areas.

Sunil serves or served as a Trustee or Director of the following institutions:

  • Carnegie-Mellon University
  • George Washington University
  • The US Federal Reserve Bank (Pittsburgh Branch)
  • United Way Worldwide
  • UPMC Health System
  • Allegheny Conference on Community Development
  • Pittsburgh Cultural Trust

Sunil is a distinguished alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology and has a Master’s degree from Carnegie- Mellon University.

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