Dattatri Salagame

CEO, President & Managing Director, Bosch Global Software Technologies (BGSW)

Dattatri Salagame is the CEO, President and Managing Director of Bosch Global Software Technologies (BGSW) since April 2020. Bosch Global Software Technologies (BGSW) is the largest software & technology center for Bosch beyond Germany. He has been a Boschler for 25 years, handling diverse roles in India and in Germany.

Datta, an engineer by education, spent his first two decades in the industry in the field of engineering and software development in the automotive and industrial domain. His leadership role in the recent past centered around driving innovation and establishing new lines of business. Formerly in 2015 as the head of strategy for Bosch in India, he had established the Bosch start-up engagement program, Discover. Nuture. Align. (DNA) and was heading the digital business at BGSW, erstwhile RBEI, helping customers and partners in their digital journey.

In his current role as CEO & MD at Bosch Global Software Technologies, Datta leads the company’s efforts to drive technology-first digital transformations for the world and is looking to further strengthen BGSW as a global software powerhouse for Bosch and its customers. He is member council to several prominent industry forums such as Wall Street Journal CEO Council, NASSCOM ER&D, India-German Council, Govt. of Karnataka IT Vision and many other CXO forums.

Datta is married, and has two daughters. His hobbies include fitness, sports, reading and travel.

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