Swapnil Deshpande

Head - Product Innovation & Incubation

Swapnil heads the strategic product innovation efforts globally for ThoughtWorks.

He leads the innovation and incubation team that builds innovations keeping customer value and business impact at the center of the thinking. He helps enterprises unlock the value of innovation through his ‘Innovate to impact’ framework.

He spends a lot of time thinking about the future of work for technology consulting companies and works with global stakeholders across 13 countries to make future of work a reality for ThoughtWorks.

With over 18 years of the overall experience, including 2 years of experience as an entrepreneur and founder of a product/technology startup, Swapnil comes with diverse experience in strategy, innovation, product visioning & development, project & programme management & operations management.

The Interview

With ThoughtWorks, I've visited

More than 15 cities and 6 countries across 4 continents.  Travel is an essential part of my role. 

The best advice I can give a current or future ThoughtWorker is

This is a place to express yourself and your talent, so go ahead and show to the world what you can do. 

With great and smart people around you, this is a fantastic place to learn and continue to grow your knowledge along with passionate co-workers.