CIO & SVP | Eureka Forbes Ltd
Khushru graduated with Honors from University of Mumbai with a Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science) degree in 1988 and began his career as an IT Software engineer in Jan 1989 in Hong Kong with a domestic software development company. He progressed through to become a Network Engineer with McDonnell Douglas Information Systems HKG Ltd, later acquired by
British Telecoms Asia Ltd in late 1989 where he became the Regional Project Manager for Asia- Pacific region. In 1992, he did a short stint as the Regional Project Manager with DataCraft Asia
Limited (now NTT) and joined HSBC (in Hong Kong) in 1993. Post a 23 year career with HSBC, in 2016, he joined the Shapoorji Pallonji Group. During his tenure with British Telecoms and Datacraft, he was instrumental in implementing large back-bone telecommunication networks for South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia as part of “berthing of the Internet”.
Khushru joined HSBC Hong Kong in 1993. Over a period of 23 years with HSBC, he held multiple positions and roles within the Information Technology division of HSBC, spanning multiple
countries and regions. He was instrumental in building and consolidating the IT Operations in Middle East and Levant regions (1993 thru 1997), he was in India (1997 thru 1999) to expand the
IT Operations to support the expansion of HSBC Bank, he moved back to Hong Kong (1999 thru 2001) to lead the transformation and implementation of the HSBC Global Back-Bone network, he
was transferred to India in 2001 to commence building the IT infrastructure and frame-work for BPO operations (across 6 countries, 21 centres), he was also instrumental in establishing the IT framework for HSBC Global Software Development company.
Khushru joined the Shapoorji Pallonji Group in 2016 and was associated with Sterling & Wilson as their IT Advisor & Consultant.
In his current role as the CIO & Senior VP for Eureka Forbes, Khushru is spear-heading the Digital Transformation of company and is responsible for injecting cloud-based technologies with
Machine Learning and AI technologies to enable businesses to enhance their engagement with the customers and provide a seamless omni-channel experience. Khushru has a depth and breadth of experience in Information & Communication Technology, IT
Infrastructure management & development, people, project management and IT/business transformations across multiple platforms and geographies.