Tiger Tyagarajan is chief executive officer of Genpact.
He is one of the industry leaders who pioneered a new global business model and transformed a division of General Electric (GE Capital International Services) into Genpact, a global professional services firm delivering digital transformation solutions for clients. Genpact has more than 115,000 employees and annual revenues of $4.0 billion USD as of December 31, 2021. Tiger was appointed as Genpact’s chief executive officer in 2011 after serving as chief operating officer.
In his current role, Tiger counsels and collaborates with C-suite executives of large global corporations, helping them drive change in their companies to improve their competitiveness. He frequently writes and speaks on such topics as digital disruption, global talent issues, continuous skill development, and the importance of building a strong corporate culture. Tiger is also on the Board of Kantar, a leading data, insights, and consulting company where he brings his expertise in contributing to their business innovation and transformation agenda.
Tiger is especially passionate about diversity, and serves on the board of directors of Catalyst, a global non-profit organization working with some of the world’s most powerful CEOs to help build workplaces that work for women. He also was one of the founding supporters of the US chapter of the 30% Club, which is committed to gender balance on boards of directors and in senior management. He is an active member of the Fortune CEO Initiative, a forum for corporate leaders committed to addressing major social problems as part of their core business strategies.
Tiger began his career with the Unilever Group in India before moving to Citibank’s Consumer Financial Services businesses in sales, operations, and credit. He then joined GE Capital in 1994 as head of risk in India and went on to become CEO of GE Capital's Global Consumer Finance and Auto Financial Services business in India. Among his various roles at GE, he served as the global operating leader for the GE Capital Commercial Lending businesses in the United States.
Tiger has a degree in mechanical engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai, and a master’s degree in business administration from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, where he majored in finance and marketing.