Tech Transformation Should Deliver on Business Priorities

Sandeep Sen of Linde PLC Recommends Simple Yet Agile Transformation Strategy
Sandeep Sen, group CIO, Linde PLC

Linde PLC, the world's largest industrial gas company with revenue exceeding $30 billion and a workforce of 70,000 employees, aligns its technology strategy with its distributed business model. At the heart of Linde's technology transformation lies the principle of simplicity.

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Sandeep Sen, group CIO, outlines the technology transformation strategy in three crucial steps:

  1. Ensuring that applications are designed and deployed to align with business priorities;
  2. Establishing a standardized technology infrastructure across all locations;
  3. Implementing a robust cybersecurity strategy to govern digital transformation initiatives.

Sen asserts that by getting applications, infrastructure and security right, organizations lay a solid foundation for building a resilient digital organization.

In a video interview with Information Security Media Group, Sen discusses:

  • Key steps for a successful technology transformation;
  • The significance of cybersecurity in a digital business environment;
  • The emergence of generative AI as a value creator.

Having commenced his professional journey as an article clerk at a chartered accountancy firm, Sen has accumulated over 30 years of experience, including 12 years with Linde PLC. Throughout his career, he has garnered extensive expertise across various functions and industries.

About the Author

Rahul Neel Mani

Rahul Neel Mani

Founding Director of Grey Head Media and Vice President of Community Engagement and Editorial, ISMG

Neel Mani is responsible for building and nurturing communities in both technology and security domains for various ISMG brands. He has more than 25 years of experience in B2B technology and telecom journalism and has worked in various leadership editorial roles in the past, including incubating and successfully running Grey Head Media for 11 years. Prior to starting Grey Head Media, he worked with 9.9 Media, IDG India and Indian Express.

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