Inderpreet Sawhney, Sr. Vice President & General Counsel, WIPRO
Inderpreet Sawhney is responsible for overseeing the legal affairs of Wipro globally. Additionally, as the Ombuds Head, Inderpreet leads adherence to Spirit of Wipro and Code of Business Conduct & Ethics. She ensures Wipro’s commitment to integrity and work place ethics through fair investigations and compliance. Inderpreet reports to the CEO, T.K. Kurien, and the Chairman, Audit Committee of the Board.
Inderpreet is an experienced international professional. Prior to joining Wipro, she served as Managing Partner of a midsized law firm in Silicon Valley where her mandate included counsel on complex international transactions, corporate review, mergers and acquisitions, litigation management, employment (including immigration) matters, primarily for information technology, business process outsourcing, retail service and hospitality companies. Prior to this, Sawhney was in-house counsel at ITC Limited.
She also serves on the National Advisory Council of NASABA (North American South Asian Bar Association). Her past leadership positions include President NASABA, Board Member of Partham Bay Area, Foundation for Excellence, Indus Women Leaders.
In recognition for her work, Inderpreet has been awarded the 2006 Minority Bar Coalition Unity Award, 2010 Outstanding Mentorship Award SABA Northern California, 2010 NASABA Cornerstone Award and the 2013 NASABA Corporate Counsel Achievement Award. She is a frequent speaker at conferences in India and the US.
Inderpreet has a BA (Hons) and LL.B degree from Delhi University and an LL.M from Queen’s University, Kingston, Canada.