Rajesh was appointed as CEO & MD of TCS in February 2017, having previously served as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) since 2013. During his tenure, TCS has emerged as one of the leading private sector employers worldwide with 387,000  consultants and revenues of US$17.6 billion. 
Under Rajesh’s leadership, TCS was rated in 2017 as one of the world’s top three most valuable brands in IT Services and recognized as a Global Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute across 27 countries. 
Prior to his role as CFO, Rajesh was the Vice President for Business Finance. He joined TCS in 2001 from Tata Industries, and played a key role in expanding TCS’ newly established e-business unit into the United States. He has worked on multiple assignments with Tata companies as part of the Tata Strategic Management Group since 1996. 
Rajesh was awarded the ‘Young Alumni Achiever’s Award’ in the ‘Corporate Leader’ category from IIM, Ahmedabad.  An electrical and electronic engineer from NIT Trichy, Rajesh graduated in 1994. He went on to pursue a Post-Graduate Diploma in Management from IIM, Ahmedabad.