Since 2011, at Xerox, Deepak Seth has served in several IT architecture and strategy leadership roles including on the IT separation management office tasked with separation of company’s IT organization between Conduent and Xerox as part of a corporate spinoff. He currently has the mandate for managing IT organizational risk focused on developing and implementing an organizational risk operating model, and management process.
He is a passionate advocate for innovation, R&D, and strategic discussions related to the adoption of Cloud solutions, API Microservices, predictive analytics, collaboration tools, blockchain, and other nascent technologies into the enterprise to develop new opportunities and applications.
Prior to Xerox, he has led several global initiatives for leading Corporations (including Bausch+Lomb, BlueCross BlueShield etc.). He has extensive experience in sales, finance and information technology in Asia, Africa and the Americas.
Deepak is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee and the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta and has pursued further studies at the Simon School, Univ. of Rochester and Johns Hopkins University.
Deepak is an avid blogger and has contributed a number of management and current affairs articles to publications such as the Wall Street Journal, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle, the Times of India and The Pioneer. His observations and comments on Innovation and Strategy have been published in the Harvard Business Review and the McKinsey Quarterly. He is a very strong advocate and avid contributor to Xerox’s Yammer social engagement platform.
Deepak enjoys public speaking and has spoken at several forums – most recently being at Saunders College of Business- RIT and at the Memorial Art Gallery (both in Rochester, NY).
Deepak is strongly committed to giving back to the community and his community engagements have included serving as a Community Member on the Rochester Democrat & Chronicle Editorial Board; as President of Jain Society of Rochester and founding Board Member for DIAL (Development of Indo-American Leaders).
The opinions expressed in this blog are those of Deepak Seth and do not necessarily represent those of IDG Communications, Inc., its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.
Being ready to metaphorically jump off a plane seems to be a key requirement to deal with the rapid pace of technological and organizational change. Discomfort is the new comfort zone, and individuals as well as teams must learn to adapt to that.