Who I am
As Chairman & Managing Director of Moser Baer India Ltd, Mr. Deepak Puri provides strategic leadership and direction to the organization. He steers the company with his vision of making Moser Baer one of the most respected technology companies globally.
Mr. Puri’s erudition, drive and commitment to the industry, armed with a client base of Fortune 500 companies, have led Moser Baer to continuously create value. In addition, his strong entrepreneurial skills, as also an undying commitment and belief in his abilities, have been instrumental in catapulting Moser Baer to its present position as a strong, established brand and a vendor of choice abroad.
Mr. Puri is the driving force at Moser Baer in creating an environment of integrity, fair business practices, respect for intellectual property and a ceaseless quest for human capital development. Moser Baer, in its 29th year of operations in India, has made its mark in the complex Optical Media market, emerging as one of the largest Optical Media manufacturers in the world. Under his stewardship, the company has diversified into areas of Solar Photovoltaic and Entertainment.
Mr. Puri has been constantly endeavouring to highlight issues plaguing the Hardware industry and, in fact, the Manufacturing sector at large. He has been instrumental in spearheading activities that synergise and allow Indian IT associations to work together in a more cohesive fashion, thus enabling the sector to have one vision and one voice.
Mr. Puri is the chairman of the Renewable Energy Committee of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). He is an extremely active member at CII, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI), World Economic Federation (WEF) and also involved with Indo-German Consultative Group (IGCG). He has been nominated to the Board of Governors of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Gandhinagar (Gujarat), IIT Mandi (H.P), Indian Institute of Information Technology Design and Manufacturing (IIITD&M) (Kancheepuram), Member of DOEACC Society and is the Chancellor’s Nominee on the Board of Management of The Energy Research Institute (TERI) University.
Mr. Puri has been conferred with the prestigious “Padma Shri” award by the President of India for his contribution to the growth of Indian industry in January 2010. Besides this, he has received prominent awards such as ‘the Electronics Man of the Year 2002’ recognition from ELCINA, ‘the IT Man of the Year’ by top IT publication Dataquest and ‘the Entrepreneur of the Year’ award. He was adjudged the ‘Innovator of the year’ by CNBC TV 18 for the year 2009. He was also conferred the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy (D.Phil), Honoris Causa in recognition to his exemplary efforts in innovating and developing the next generation technology to deliver the best quality products for the consumers at affordable price by the Amity University. Mr. Puri holds a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College, London, and is an alumnus of St. Stephen’s College and Modern School, New Delhi.