Sanjeev is the Chief Digital and Technology Officer (CDTO) and an experienced leader of transformation through digital and technology across multiple industries with a responsibility to lead the group operations as . Having led change through digital and technology across various industries, Sanjeev is an experienced leader of transformation. Sanjeev is a business transformation strategist and leader with a proven track record of delivering commercial and operational performance improvement to a diverse range of organizations, including bulge bracket banks, global insurers and PR houses, as well as niche players and start-ups in sectors including, but not limited to, B2B, Financial, Media, Publishing, and Consulting. His commercial and operational excellence includes developing strategies and solutions aligned with big picture business objectives and driving long-term business growth. Providing global business/technology solutions that provide industry-leading capabilities, drive commercial/operational efficiency, and generate significant bottom-line benefits. Experience operating at the COO/CIO level, managing teams, functions and budgets, acting as a trusted advisor to the CEO and providing executive coaching.
Sanjeev is an influential technology leader specializing in leadership, skills, and inclusion. The expert has experience translating vision and strategy into execution in complex, political, and diverse organisations, offering advice on digital transformation, leadership, and strategy. In his (often innovation-hostile) corporate environment, he has extensive experience in strategy, digital transformation, and innovation, specifically how ideas can be created, nurtured, and effectively delivered. Defining and implementing the company's digital and technology strategy is Sanjeev's responsibility as Chief Digital and Technology Officer (CDTO). In Sanjeev's role, he is responsible for defining and implementing the digital strategy for the company and its clients. His responsibilities also included overseeing in-person and online learning strategy, design, and delivery. In his role as a Chief Digital and Technology Office, he is also responsible for all aspects of technology for clients' digital technology. As part of the technology modernisation agenda, Sanjeev has focused on the adoption of new multi-speed delivery methods, the adoption of new digital technologies, navigating the journey to the cloud, and reducing IT costs. His experience includes leading technology and business transformation projects for startups and small and medium-sized businesses in the UK. In addition to leading technology strategies and roadmaps, he has successfully integrated Ocado, Odoo, RightNow, Oracle, and Microsoft. A range of initiatives are also included to manage the client response effectively as well as the transformation of the supply chain. His extensive experience spans multiple functions, including Operations, IT, HR, Finance, Sales, Marketing, and Facilities.
As a leader of technology and digital ecommerce, Sanjeev is energetic, curious, commercially minded, and self-starting. He excels at creating, developing, and transforming technology teams and operating models that are cross-functional, geographically diverse, and performance-driven. His strengths include defining technology strategies and roadmaps that translate and focus on the business proposition, as well as delivering the technology within budgets and benefits cases. He enjoys leading due diligence on acquisition projects from a technology perspective, including resourcing models, technology stacks, commercials, and licensing. His specialties include Strategy Development / Business Planning / Organizational Design / Corporate Governance / Regulatory Compliance / Commercial Negotiations / Business Integration / M&A & Divestment / Digital Transformation / Business Process Re-engineering / Budget Management / Programme Management / Change Management / Performance Improvement / IT Strategy & Leadership / Leadership Development / Talent Management
With over a decade of experience developing solutions for B2B, B2C, startups, scale-ups, and FTSE 100 companies, Sanjeev is a Co-Founder and an expert in retail, government, financial services, and travel. He is an analytical professional with extensive experience and knowledge in SaaS business models, product management, engineering, team management, and regulatory/standards compliance. As a proven leader and builder of high performing teams aligned with business objectives, he uses data to drive product development and operational efficiency. A champion of agile and devOps practices, he strives to deliver value at speed, with quality, and at a minimal cost. An expert in strategic thinking, he can define a vision, map out a roadmap, and track its progress. A strong communicator at all levels, including the c-suite, boards, and investors.
He is passionate about building happy, productive technology organizations and transforming high-growth businesses into tech companies. In addition to being an experienced Chief Technology Officer, Sanjeev has a demonstrated history of working in the investment management industry along with the Expertise in Portfolio Management, Risk Management, Hedge Funds, Strategic Planning, and Asset Management. Having worked in retail, financial services, telecommunications, and motoring services, he is a customer-focused, experienced CIO / IT Director. Managing strategic, operational, and transformational change along with effective service delivery. Delivering best-value solutions through high-performing teams. He has extensive experience in technology leadership, architecture, and development in a variety of exciting and challenging industry sectors, including sports, betting, gaming, charity, retail, e-commerce, banking, and finance. He is an experienced 'hands on' technology executive with a proven track record of transforming global company performance through digital technology strategy, execution, team building, product development, and product architecture.Multi-sectoral experience in Retail, Motoring Services, Financial Services, Investment Banking, and Telecoms. His strong skills include managing delivery across multiple geographical locations using an offshore / onshore model using multiple vendors and international delivery.