Eddie Woods is the Global Head of Strategic Pursuits and is responsible for driving strategic deals that power Wipro’s accelerated growth ambition. In this role, he brings together the best of Wipro’s integrated capabilities and global scale to our largest customers and their digital transformation journeys. Eddie joined Wipro from NTT Data Services where he served as Vice President, Financial Services & Insurance and was responsible for all aspects of sales for large financial services accounts. He accelerated sales capability by mentoring junior sales executives and played a key role in the company’s Diversity and Inclusion initiatives. Prior to this role, he led the Strategic Engagements Team for at Cognizant, helping them grow their digital footprint and leading the team that closed some of the largest deals for Digital, Infrastructure, Applications and Digital Operations. He has held various regional leadership positions at technology firms including managing consulting and applications sales for DXC based in London, England, and leading strategic sales for Asia Pacific, Middle East, India, and Africa for Tech Mahindra.
With over two decades of wide-ranging experience, Eddie is accomplished in driving large, complex transformative digital solutions for customers. He brings to Wipro, the ability to lead high-performing sales teams, developing and maintaining strong relationships with senior client executives, advisors and industry partners. A deal closer, he believes in accelerating profitability and growth.
Eddie is an Economics graduate from The University of Connecticut. He lives with his wife, two boys under four, and their dog Thurston.