Sanjay Podder

Managing Director- Accenture Technology Innovation (ASIAM, Greater China, Japan and ANZ)

Bangalore Labs

Sanjay Podder is the Managing Director for Accenture Technology Innovation in the Africa and Asia Pacific region. 

Accenture Technology Innovation organization comprises of Labs, Ventures, Technology Incubation Groups and Liquid Studios.

  • Accenture Labs, the dedicated R&D organization of Accenture
  • Accenture Ventures, which bridges clients with eco-system partners including incubators, accelerators, corporate venture capitalists, start-ups, academia
  • Accenture Technology Incubation Group, which incubates applied R&D into business solutions (XR, Quantum Computing, Multiparty Computing, Robotics)
  • Accenture Liquid Studios, which prototype and scale incubated solutions at clients all over the world

Sanjay is also the regional lead for Accenture Labs in Asia Pacific. Earlier as the Global lead for Software Engineering R&D., Sanjay was driving R&D in Responsible software engineering, Green Cloud, human-centered software engineering, software engineering of intelligent and quantum systems. Sanjay holds over twenty patents in Artificial Intelligence as applied to software engineering and process automation.

Sanjay also leads Accenture ‘s Tech4Good program and is passionate about using the power of Artificial Intelligence, IoT, Blockchain and other digital technologies to accelerate social transformation in areas such as health, education, empowering the disadvantaged and protecting the planet.  Sanjay was conferred the Eisenhower Fellowship 2017 for in recognition of his exceptional leadership in driving innovation for Accenture and its clients and advancing Tech4Good initiatives.

Sanjay is an alumnus of the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania- 'Advanced Management Program'. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and a Master’s degree in Marketing Management from Mumbai University.

Sanjay in Media:

Interview with Sanjay Podder on Financial Inclusion of Women

Sanjay Podder of Accenture Selected as Eisenhower Fellow to Research Tech4Good Initiatives

Accenture develops AI/AR based apps to aid microlending

Blockchain: A Powerful Tool for Social Good

CIOTV- Tech Vision for CIO in India (March 2017)

CIO 100 Summit- Leveraging Artificial Intelligence for Business Transformation

CIO 100 Panel Discussion- Artificial Intelligence is a reality in Indian Business

Channel World- CIO Should drive Digital Agenda

Accenture Newsroom-Accenture and Bombay Natural History Society Launch Platform that Identifies Birds of India Using Artificial Intelligence Technology

Accenture Newsroom- Accenture and CINI’s Digital Solution ‘GPower’ Receives Vodafone Foundation’s Mobile for Good 2015 Award for Women Empowerment and Inclusive Development

Accenture ties up with IITs for research into Artificial Intelligence