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Parminder Sohal
Currnt facilitator
Parminder Sohal

CTO, Digital Transformation, Canadian Markets at DXC Technology

Canada

  • Focus: Contributions are valued by peers
  • Accountability: Thoroughly contributes in all areas
  • Sense of Urgency: Consistently responds in a timely fashion
  • Team: Frequently supports and responds to peers
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Rating: 4.90/5 stars (485 ratings)

Level: LEVEL 02

12 month points: 372 ptsView details

Lifetime points: 5168 pts

skills
Product Development 67
Augmented Reality 44
Management Consulting 40
Project Management 39
Hadoop HDFS 11
Team Building 6
Architectural Design 2
Cognos 2
Team Leadership 2
Awareness Raising 2
hadoop spark 1
Cloud Applications - Native Cloud Applications Design & Build Services - Solutioning and Delivery
IOT (Internet of Things)
Big Data Strategy
Hadoop MapReduce
Spark MLlib
Program Management
Team Motivation
PROFILE

Summary

Parminder Sohal is the CTO, Digital Transfomaion at DXC. In this role, Sohal is responsible for
driving strategic mobile, cloud and big data initiatives, key industry partnerships, and relationships to enable clients to leverage the new style of IT channels to extend their brands and more effectively reach customers, constituents, partners, and employees. He is an active participant in various industry advisory councils to help government and industry exchange information and
collaborate on technology issues in various industries, and is also a member of HP Mobility and
Testing Global Technical Console Team.

In the past years, Parminder been focusing on helping clients navigate through their Digital Transformation initiatives by working closely with Business (CMOs and CDOs) and IT stakeholders as they change their company’s business models to align their products/services to their customers. This involves utilization of Agile development practices and continuous delivery of software applications into production, as well as ongoing measurement of customer experience for seamless course correction.

I’m passionate about leading my R&D teams to build innovative capabilities and delivery models for helping our clients solve complex business problems through the implementation of Mobile, Cloud, Big Data, Security, Social and IoT (Internet of Things) technologies.


Experience

Managing Director, Mobility and Cloud

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

July 2010 - Present

Helping Clients on Digital Transformation initiatives as they put the User in the center of their business as they integrate Mobile, Big Data, Cloud, Social, IoT and Analytics technologies to deliver outstanding Customer Experience

Bringing thought leadership to transform Quality Assurance into Quality Engineering by integrating Business, Development, Testing and Operations teams, processes and tools to continuously deliver software to Production with DevOps practices

Building teams and strategies for measuring and designing improvements for Omni-Channel Customer Experience with the use of crowd-sourcing and data analytics

Responsible for cross-industry Business Development and opportunity Sales Pipeline in North America and Latin America, leading a team of onshore and offshore Sr. Mobile Practitioners focused on delivering demos, PoCs pre-sales support and Consulting

CTO, Digital Transformation, Canadian Markets

DXC Technology

September 2018 - Present

DXC Technology (DXC: NYSE) is the world's leading independent, end-to-end IT services company, serving nearly 6,000 private and public sector clients from a diverse array of industries across 70 countries. The company's technology independence, global talent and extensive partner network help clients harness the power of innovation to thrive on change and guide their digital transformation journeys.

The company was formed on April 1, 2017, by the merger of CSC and the Enterprise Services business of Hewlett Packard Enterprise. DXC Technology has successfully guided the world’s largest enterprises and government agencies through successful change cycles. With some 134,000 employees worldwide, the company’s deep experience gives it a clear and confident vision to help clients navigate the future.

DXC Technology is a Fortune 500 company and represented in the S&P 500 Index. The company works to create greater value for clients, partners and shareholders, and to present growth opportunities for its people. DXC Technology is ranked among the world’s best corporate citizens.

DXC Technology’s extensive partner network helps us drive collaboration and leverage technology independence. The company has established more than 250 industry-leading global Partner Network relationships, including 15 strategic partners: Amazon Web Services, AT&T, Dell EMC, HCL, Hitachi Vantara, HP, HPE, IBM, Lenovo, Micro Focus, Microsoft, Oracle, PwC, SAP and ServiceNow.

ACTIVITY
  • Sep 2019 - Sep 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Maximizing the Benefits of Implementing Agile in Large Enterprises"

  • Nov 2018 - Jan 2019

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Deep Diving into DevSecOps"

    DevOps
    DevSecOps
    Agile Methodologies
    ALM
    Software Development
    Static Application Security Testing (SAST)
    DAST
    Vulnerability Scanning
  • Nov 2018 - Dec 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Future of Software-Defined Networking"

    Network Security
    Network Architecture
    Network Engineering
    Enterprise Architecture
    Enterprise Network Design
    Cloud Computing
    IT Strategy
    IT Architecture
  • Nov 2018 - Dec 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "The Impact of Technology on US Government Health & Social Services"

    US Government Reporting
    Social Services
    Health Services
    Government
    Government Services
  • Nov 2018

    Participated in a Sprint: "Maximizing the Effectiveness of the C-Suite"

  • Sep 2018 - Oct 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Currnt Facilitator Innovation"

    Facilitation
    Workshop Facilitation
    Online Facilitation
    Online Community Moderation
    User Experience Research
  • Jul 2018 - Oct 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Multi-Modal Tools and Artificial Intelligence for Capturing Consumer Interaction"

    Consumer Products
    Customer Insight
    Consumer Behaviour
    Ethnographic Research
    Audio Processing
    Video Analytics
    Consumer Privacy
  • Jul 2018 - Sep 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Factors and Technologies that Impact Sleep"

    Sleep Medicine
    Clinical Research
    Chinese Herbal Medicine
    Chinese Medicine
    Sleep Research
    Sleep Problems
    Eastern Medicine
    Sleep
  • Feb 2018 - Jun 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Global Disruptions Facing Board Members"

    Global Board Director
    Disruption
    board member
    Independent Board Director
    Board of Directors
    Disruptive Technologies
  • 29 May 2018

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "Next new predictions"

  • Feb 2018 - May 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Future of Conversational AI"

    Conversational AI
    chatbots
    ChatBot Development
    Virtual Assistant
    Avatars
    Virtual Administrative Support
  • May 2018 - May 2018

    Participated in a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Relationship Between PLM & ALM for Software-enabled Products"

    PLM
    ALM
    Product Lifecycle Management
    Product Development
    Project Management
    PLM Tools
    ALM software and solutions
  • May 2018 - Dec 2019

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Relationship Between PLM & ALM for Software-enabled Products"

    PLM
    ALM
    Product Lifecycle Management
    Product Development
    Project Management
    PLM Tools
    ALM software and solutions
  • Apr 2018 - Dec 2019

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Challenges Surrounding Computational and Data Processing in Genomics"

    Genomics
    Computational Genomics
    Bioinformatics
    Genetics
    Genomic analysis
    Statisical Analysis
  • Feb 2018

    Participated in a Sprint: "Understanding the Challenges of Workshop Facilitators in Qualitative Market Research"

  • Dec 2017 - Dec 2019

    Facilitated a KnowledgeStream™: "Exploring the Use Cases of IoT Edge Computing"

  • 23 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "New Way to Reverse type 2 Diabetes?"

  • 22 Dec 2017

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "New Way to Reverse type 2 Diabetes?"

  • 21 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Website conversion rates (e-commerce) "

  • 18 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Digital, IoT are the terms floating around every where, how familiar are consumers with these terms"

  • 18 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "The decline of brick and mortar"

  • 17 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Obesity Prevention"

  • 17 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Can banks survive to the decentralization caused by fintech startups?"

  • 16 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "How will artificial intelligence disrupt the health insurance business over the next 3-5 years?"

  • 16 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "A New Era of Thinking and Impact..."

  • 15 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "What does Digital really mean?"

  • 15 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Digital Advosor "

  • 15 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "The human and organizational challenges to build an integrated omni-channel customer engagement"

  • 15 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "How to organize boardroom sessions?"

  • 15 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Computing in Cloud"

  • 14 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Digital media tips for start up CPG brands "

  • 14 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Business Models that Scale"

  • 14 Dec 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Utilizing Edge Computing & IoT to Develop a Sellable Product"

  • 06 Dec 2017

    Asked a question on OpenForum: "Digital Assurance"

  • 29 Nov 2017

    Answered a question on OpenForum: "Quality of Internal Innovation - low or really low"