Chief Technology Officer – Private Equity, Microsoft
Amit is the Chief Technology Officer for Private Equity (PE) at Microsoft UK. He advises PE Houses and Portfolio Companies on their technology roadmap from a technology, business and innovation perspective, drawing on over 10 years of practical experience. He has worked across multiple sectors transforming small and large organisations into nimble Digital Businesses using Cloud, DevOps and Custom Development. Amit’s background is in building robust and flexible IT platforms which enable customers to rapidly innovate and disrupt the market.
Amit joined the Forbes Technology Council (FTC) in 2021, is the Chair for the FTC Private Capital community, and is a British Computing Society Fellow.
Amit is passionate about STEM and the development of technology skills for the next generation of Engineering workforce. He is Guest Chair for the skills steering committee for the Leicester and Leicestershire Enterprise Partnership (LLEP) and is a trustee at the Sci4Us charity, an award-winning children’s STEM Club, providing children of all backgrounds with the inspiration and resources to engage in STEM.