Dr. Mukesh Aghi

Dr. Mukesh Aghi President

President, U.S.-India Business Council;

Dr. Mukesh Aghi is the President of the U.S.-India Business Council.  With over 27 years of experience across diverse industries and geographies, Dr. Aghi has a proven track record of leading various international business giants. His last assignment was as Chief Executive and Member of the Board at L&T Infotech. Earlier he served at Steria, Inc. - India, as its’ CEO, Asia-Pacific and Global Executive Sales Director. He serves on various boards such as Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC), Claremont Graduate University and the Hindustan times. 

He brings with him unique market knowledge and access in Europe and extensive experience in several verticals in the Services industry. He was responsible for Steria Inc. – India’s top 50 global accounts with revenues exceeding $ 1.5 billion and was instrumental in the successful merger with Xansa, creating a multi-billion dollar technology services business. In his previous roles, Dr. Aghi has associated with Universitas 21 Global (world's largest consortium of research-led universities and a global leader in providing post-graduate online education); IBM Corporation where he was the President of IBM India; Ariba Inc.; JD Edwards & Co. to name a few. His expertise spans across management of global consumer and corporate strategies; building and maintaining talents across geographies; profitable turnaround of operations through effective business strategies; management of global joint ventures and alliances and building strong leadership teams. 

Dr. Aghi holds an advanced Management Diploma from Harvard Business School, and a Ph.D. in International Relations from Claremont Graduate University in California. An MBA in International Marketing from Andrews University, Michigan, Dr. Aghi has also completed his BA in Business Administration from the Middle East College, Beirut, Lebanon. Fluent in many international languages, Dr. Aghi was recognized by Esquire magazine as a Global Leader and has won many awards including the J. R. D. Tata Leadership award. A major marathon and mountaineering enthusiast, Dr. Aghi has competed in over 22 international marathons and has climbed some of the highest peaks both in North America and Europe. 

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