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Ritesh Talapatra

Managing Director, OGS India

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Ritesh Talapatra is the managing director for Optum Global Solutions, India. He oversees strategy, execution, delivery and governance in close partnership with clients, operations and advanced capability leaders. In addition, Ritesh also leads the technology organization at Optum Global Solutions.

Ritesh has over 24 years of diverse experience in sales, account management, P&L management, strategy, software product development and financial services. Over the last 17 years with Capgemini, he has played various leadership roles globally, including managing several capital markets and banking relationships out of the New York region.

More recently, Ritesh has been based out of India as COO of Capgemini Financial Services as well as the head of their APAC business. In his last role, he was responsible for a team of over 40,000 people in India serving global clients.

Prior to joining Capgemini, Ritesh worked with leading financial services companies such as Bank of America and DE Shaw, and with technology firms such as Hyperion (now part of Oracle), DoubleClick (now part of Google) and Juice Software (now part of ProClarity/Microsoft) in product strategy and design roles.