Sanjay Podder

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Sanjay Podder

Sanjay is the Managing Director for Accenture Labs in Bangalore and leads the company’s Software Engineering R&D.

At Accenture Labs, he leads R&D in a number of areas in software engineering, analytics and automation. This includes human aspects of software engineering, sustainable software engineering, rapid continuous software engineering, and Artificial Intelligence in Software Engineering. Sanjay is passionate about using the power of datascience, IoT, Blockchain, digital and design thinking to accelerate Social Transformation in areas such as gender inequality, malnutrition, empowering people with disability and nature conservation. He is a Technology Mentor for several social entrepreneurs, changemakers and startups. Sanjay has been instrumental in building a powerful open innovation ecosystem for joint R&D with leading academics and institutions in India and abroad. He is a Governing Council Member of the NASSCOM IoT Center of Excellence setup as part of Digital India program. 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.