Sanjay is an Eisenhower Fellow and the managing director of Accenture Labs in India. At Accenture, he is responsible for driving software engineering R&D and leads the company’s Technology4Good program.
Sanjay is passionate about using the combinatorial power of technology for building a more inclusive and sustainable world. He believes that as a software engineering researcher, he can solve some of the greatest challenges facing mankind with data science, digital and design thinking.
As an Eisenhower Fellow, Sanjay had the opportunity to pursue his passion of using technology and innovation to create a better world. During the fellowship program, he joined several industry leaders of his ilk, thinkers, policy makers and academicians to explore the best practices and elements of Tech4Good programs and the challenges associated with implementing them. He is actively applying these learnings to drive successful Tech4Good programs at Accenture. Read about Sanjay’s Eisenhower journey in his blog.
Sanjay joined Accenture in 2002. Currently, he leads a team of data scientists and software engineering experts to deliver greater automation and augmentation of software engineering activities, and build disruptive solutions for business and society. In the past, he has led several technology transformation programs across systems integration, application outsourcing, infrastructure outsourcing and business process outsourcing for clients across the United States and Europe.
Sanjay is a member of Accenture's Technology Leadership Council (TLC) and Technology Steering Committee for Corporate Citizenship. He is also a technology mentor for social entrepreneurs and startups including Ashoka Fellows and NASSCOM Foundation. A governing council member of the NASSCOM-Digital India IoT Center of Excellence, Sanjay has built a powerful open innovation ecosystem for joint R&D with leading academics in India and the United States.
Before joining Accenture, Sanjay was a principal consultant at Syntel India where he led a team of 150+ resources and several J2EE engagements.
Sanjay is an alumnus of The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and has completed Wharton’s Advanced Management Program. He holds a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and a master’s degree in marketing management from the University of Mumbai, India.
Sanjay lives in Mumbai and is an avid wildlife photographer.