Upinder Phanda, Vice president and Chief Information Officer, responsible for IT within Unisys as well as managing the relationship between the business and our external partners. In his current role, Upinder has worldwide responsibility for IT within Unisys as well as managing the relationship between the Business and our external partners.
Upinder has over 30 years of professional experience with Unisys. Prior to his current role, Upinder was VP Applications globally, prior to that has managed the Corporate Program Office and was the Program Manager for large-scale corporate initiatives.
His responsibilities included implementation of the Oracle ERP globally, as well as the Sales Force Automation applications. He was instrumental in leading the charge to standardize global processes via the “One Unisys, One Process, One System” approach. In 2001, Upinder received the Excellence in Management award for his accomplishments with the implementation of Oracle, 2003 received innovation in IT award by CIO magazine.
Upinder has been instrumental in leveraging global sourcing within UIT.
Upinder worked extensively in the Supply Chain area. He led the team to implement the first shared service center and successfully completed the shared service center implementations in Europe, Sydney and Coral Springs. Prior to the Shared Service Center implementations, Upinder worked in Corporate IT for ten years, with his last position being the lead role for the Development and Support of International Applications.
Upinder completed his education in the UK.