Abha Dogra is currently Chief Technology and Product Officer (CTPO) and is a member of CAE’s Executive Management Committee (EMC). As CTPO, Abha leads CAE’s global technology teams by helping shape the company’s broader strategic direction to maximize business growth, while overseeing the development of CAE’s digital and technology roadmap. She is responsible for driving the strategic development of the technology function and fostering synergies between the digital and engineering teams to innovate intelligent products, operations, and services at scale.
Abha supports all global business operations, strategies, and optimization of investments to ensure the company’s continued market leadership role. She is responsible for the growth of IT, engineering, and digital talent to accelerate the development and safe adoption of world-changing innovations. She will champion innovative thinking across CAE and within our customer and supplier ecosystem. She will also incorporate green IT and engineering in alignment with our ESG goals.
Abha Dogra is a senior executive with over 20 years of experience in the technology industry, driving commercial and non-commercial software products strategy and development. She is a senior product and software development advocate with extensive knowledge in diverse areas of Enterprise Solution Delivery and SaaS-based business services (XaaS), including Product Development, Enterprise Architecture, Digital Customer Experience and Operations Excellence. As a strategic thought leader, she has worked with Fortune 500 companies to develop high-density skilled teams across different geographies to benefit from diversity of thoughts in problem solving.
Prior to CAE, Abha held a dual role at Schneider Electric as their North America Chief Information Officer and the SVP of Global Digital Technology. Her focus was to drive both digitization and digital transformation. Throughout her diverse career, she has worked as a senior technologist in different industry verticals, for example Industrial vertical at PTC, Security & Content Delivery Network (CDN) at Akamai, Information Storage at Iron Mountain, and Human Capital Management Solutions at ADP. Abha holds her master’s in computer science from Boston University and her master’s in Business Administration with majors in Finance and International Trade from NMIMS in India.