Chief Digital and Innovation Officer
CIO Award Judge 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019
CIO Award Winner 2018
Speaker/Panelist 2021, 2018
Harmeen Mehta joined BT on 01 March 2021, in a newly created role as Chief Digital & Innovation Officer. She leads the Digital unit in BT, accountable for digital innovation and delivery, IT delivery and transformation, data strategy and solutions, and IT architecture and governance.
She has over 20 years of experience as Global CIO and in global technology roles with companies such as Bharti Airtel, BBVA (Banco Blibao Vizcaya Argentaria), Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and HSBC. She also worked as a consultant to British Airways and Qantas.. Ms Mehta has lived in 11 countries and worked across over 30 countries around the world.
She is the recipient of the prestigious 2018 MIT Sloan Leadership Award, and the TM Forum Global CIO of the year award. She has also been recognized by the Economic Times as one of the ‘top 10 women in the telecoms and tech industry’ category from across the globe. She has also been awarded the ‘Woman of the decade in innovation and leadership’ accolade, by the Women Economic Forum. Ms. Mehta is the vice-chair and Board member for TM Forum and other start-ups in India and the Silicon Valley.