Khushnud Irani is the founder and CEO of InfoKrafts AG., a new-age Information & Digital Technology (IDT) services company with specialization in IT & Digital Transformations, Cyber Security and Data Intelligence Services. Previously, he has been the SVP & Group CIO of LafargeHolcim, an industry leader in building materials with revenues of CHF26bln+ and presence in more than 80 countries. He has also served as the CIO and member of the Executive Committee at Qualiflyer – a Swissair group company.
Khushnud has an IT and business shared services career spanning 25+ years in service and manufacturing industries and has been through several technology and operating model life-cycles. During his career, he has led several IT transformations and mission critical initiatives bringing in multi-million dollar savings as well as led the development of several award winning customer facing and digital solutions. He has been a member of several boards and discussion panels. He is also the holder of prestigeous CIO awards in Switzerland and Europe.
He holds an Executive MBA degree from IMD Lausanne and has completed Executive leadership trainings at Stanford and IMD. He has graduated in Physics and holds a diploma in computer studies.
Having experienced the various business and IT operating models, corporate cultures and external eco-systems environment, he believes that companies large and small, service industry or manufacturing have a tremendous potential for value generation. His newly established organization focusses on being a trusted partner for CIOs and Business Leaders in supporting them to make a truly positive business impact for their organisations.