Series 1 Episode 7: Digitization and the Future of Work Force

By Mr. Rajneesh Jain/ 22-Sep-2020

About the episode

“India has emerged as a powerhouse in the world economy, driven by significant strides in its Demographic Dividend, Digital Infrastructure, Entrepreneurial Spirit, Structural Reforms and Infrastructural Improvements over the past decade. With the Digital Revolution empowering India in last few years, India appears to be well placed to continue its journey in post-Covid era.

As Digital Technologies have impacted several spheres of life in India in the last 2-3 years, the workforce of future also needs to transform itself. Today’s young generation needs to re-skill themselves with the new technologies, as they get ready to enter into transformed Indian workplaces. Digitization is expected to touch all the career paths, and students can get there in today’s swift changing VUCA world (Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous) by continuous focus on Learning and re-inventing themselves.”

Episode Speaker


Mr. Rajneesh Jain

President & CFO
Reliance Jio

Speaker's Profile

Mr. Rajneesh Jain is President & Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited. He is a Cost & Management Accountant (CMA, previously known as ICWA). He is an accomplished finance veteran with over thirty (30) years of professional experience in the industry.

He has worked with a number of established organizations previously namely Reliance Communications, Indo Rama Synthetics, Ispat Industries and BHEL.

He has wide experience and proficiency in the fields of Finance, Corporate governance, Project planning & financing, Cost control, Process establishment & improvement, Process Automation, Accounting and Audits.

As a CFO, Rajneesh Jain has been leading finance function at Jio to act as a strategic partner and enabler of business and operations units to lead the digital revolution in India. He is also a key member of Jio Executive Committee.

He has received multiple industry recognitions on various platforms over the years including multiple ‘CFO of the Year’ awards. He has also been an active speaker at various universities and youth platforms, to interact with youth of the country.