Sumit Mukhija

CEO
STT GDC India

Sumit Mukhija is the Chief Executive Officer of STT Global Data Centres India Private Limited (formerly known as Tata Communications Data Centers Pvt. Ltd.) since October 2016. In his role as Chief Executive Officer, he is responsible for the company’s strategic direction, leadership and continued growth in India.

Sumit, joined Tata Communications in 2014 and held various senior positions including head of solution sales for data center services, eventually moving on to head Tata Communications Data Centre services as its CEO.
 
Sumit has been at the forefront of innovation in the regional data centre market for close to three decades having held leadership positions in organizations including Cisco, Microsoft and Brocade. Before joining STT GDC India, Sumit, served as Director solutions sales at Microsoft responsible for driving the solutions sales for Microsoft’s Cloud business and Application platform. At Cisco, Sumit was responsible for driving the overall data centre solutions business in India.

Sumit holds a master’s degree in management from XLRI, graduating with distinction with concentrations in international business and strategic management. He also holds a bachelor of engineering in electronics and communications from the Gulbarga University.