ROLE PLAYERS 2019 - Jai Thampi

Jai Thampi

Head of Digital Transformation and IoT

Jai Thampi is an established thought leader in disruptive innovation, digital transformation and IoT domains, and an evangelist for all things future. He believes in the smart and meaningful use of technologies to solve the planet’s bigger challenges.

Currently, as the head of digital transformation and IoT at Electrolux for Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa regions, he is reimagining sustainable smart home solutions for emerging markets by leveraging new business models, emerging technologies like connectivity/IoT and AI, lean innovation with startups, M&A etc.

Jai is also founder-CEO of Artha Strategies, an advisory consulting firm in Singapore where he helps peer CXOs envision digital roadmaps and accelerate corporate innovation. He is a mentor-advisor for many startup founders and helps groom the leaders of tomorrow at top-tier business schools around the world.

Prior to Electrolux he held senior leadership roles at some of world’s highly admired companies like Cisco, Belkin-Linksys and Philips where he built a track record of business turn-arounds, organic and inorganic growth. Jai is also an award-winning international keynote and has featured in multiple best-selling business books and publications