Sanjay Podder
Global Lead, Technology Sustainability Innovation, Accenture

Sanjay is the Global lead for Technology Sustainability Innovation at Accenture and drives thought leadership and innovation in this area. He is also responsible for establishing and managing its ecosystem strategy for Sustainability, for developing its Technology Capabilities offerings and capabilities, and for embedding sustainability best practices in technology delivery.

As an innovator, Sanjay has been very passionate about bringing digital technologies to develop innovative solutions to achieve sustainable development goals, and decarbonizing digital technologies is his current area of innovation. He has over 36 patents in Software Engineering including AI. Sanjay has worked extensively with non-profit organisations, academia, big business, start-ups and government to address issues such as biodiversity protection, financial inclusion, disability inclusion, gender equality, education, preventive healthcare and others.

Sanjay is also a Founding Board Member at the Green Software Foundation which is founded by Accenture, Microsoft, Github and Thoughtworks in 2021. Sanjay was recognised as an Eisenhower Fellow in 2017 for his leadership in building a just and peaceful world using technology. Sanjay is a computer engineer and an MBA graduate and alumnus of Mumbai University and Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.