Chief Information Officer,
Amith Kota is Chief Information Officer of Landis+Gyr Americas. In this role, he is responsible for providing the long-term digital and technology vision that supports the company’s strategies and operating requirements. Kota leads the Software & Services organizations across Landis+Gyr Americas which includes Cloud Solutions, Customer Experience, and Services across all software products that support the evolving utility business models.
the Business Technology organization which includes all customer product cloud services, as well as IT to support Landis+Gyr Americas.
Before his current role, Kota served as Director of Business Technology & Strategy at Landis+Gyr where he was responsible for developing and executing IT-OT technology vision and architecture that combines industry best practices to support the company’s services growth. Prior to joining Landis+Gyr, he served as Chief Enterprise Architect and Global Head of Emerging Technologies at Gulfstream Aerospace, a General Dynamics company. In this role, he was accountable for global enterprise strategy, architecture, and innovation to create new revenue channels and optimize business profitability through technology innovations. Earlier in his career, Kota held various leadership positions at Progressive Insurance and startups across sales, delivery, and IT organizations responsible for digital customer experience, omni-channel engagement, and IT systems.
Kota is a member of various CIO industry boards and organizations, currently serving as an advisory council member for the Harvard Business Review and executive panel member for McKinsey Quarterly. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and an Executive Certificate in Innovation and Strategy from Case Western Reserve University.