Vinay Sharma

Group Head of Information Technology
Gulftainer

Vinay has 20 plus years of cross functional managerial experience in Information Technology with core focus on Digital transformation, Innovations and Alignment of IT strategy with business strategy. Capable of handling diversified industry processes, working experience on multicultural environment and functional experience in industry verticals such as maritime industry (ports), logistics & transportation, manufacturing, contracting, property, retail and distribution.

Strategic leader with an ability to define IT vision at the enterprise level, define & source the appropriate IT solutions to meet business objectives. Capable of building cost-effective & scalable solutions that support business growth. Visionary leader with efficient resource management, team building, motivation, mentor and lead subordinates to achieve goals.

Vinay joined Gulftainer in April 2012 and leads the global IT operations within the group. He comes with vast experience and has utilized them to bring significant changes to adapt the latest technology solutions, corporate IT Governance and Enterprise Architecture. This has greatly improved IT enabled services positively affecting all business areas of the Gulftainer group operations. Vinay holds a master’s degree in Computer Engineering from Bundelkhand University, India and various other management training / certifications. Vinay is active member of various Tech associations including CIO MENA and received various awards / recognitions.