Sanjay Tugnait

Chief Market Maker & Global Managing Partner - Sustainability Practice

Sanjay is the Chief Market Maker & Global Managing Partner – Sustainability Practice for IBM Global Business Services. He is also a member of the GBS Global Management Team (GMT) and IBM Services Global Executive Committee (GEC). He is responsible for the shaping and positioning of Market Making and Industry Business Platforms and developing IBM’s value propositions in Sustainability to make a difference for our clients and the planet Sanjay is recognized as a thought leader in Sustainability and engages with global clients to accelerate their journey to Sustainability and meet ESG goals. He is a strong proponent of UN SDG 17 - Partnerships to collaborate with industry and technology providers to collectively address UN’s social and environmental goals. Sanjay established CVT (Cloud Value Transformation), IBM’s leading growth campaign bringing together Hybrid cloud, AI, global business, and technology capabilities to deliver outcome-based transformation engagements for clients with a one IBM approach. Previously, Sanjay was the Chief Executive Officer & Chairman of the Canada Country Board for Capgemini Canada. He was also a member of Capgemini’s North America Executive Council and Global Financial Services Executive Committee. Under his leadership, Capgemini Canada grew significantly from coast to coast in key industry verticals. Capgemini was recognized among Canada's Best Diversity Employers & the Top Employer for Young People in 2017 and 2018. Sanjay was instrumental in the acquisition of iGATE, a NASDAQ-listed firm - backed by APAX partners in a $4B deal by Capgemini. At iGATE, Sanjay was the Head of Americas and Global Group ExCo responsible for growing and managing business across the US, Canada, and LATAM. He set up and grew nearshore delivery centers in Pensacola, Virginia, Philadelphia, Mississauga, Halifax, and Guadalajara; along with managing the India delivery capabilities. Sanjay serves on the boards of multiple non-profits - his roles include Chairman of the Blockchain Research Institute Advisory Board (founded by Don Tapscott); President of France Canada Chamber of Commerce (Ontario), Canada; Board Member of Trillium Health Partners Foundation, Building Energy Innovation Council and Save the Children (India). He is also on the Dean’s Advisory Council for Schulich School of Business at York University. Sanjay holds an MBA from London University; Sustainable Business Strategy Program from Harvard Business School; Leadership Development Program from Booth School of Management. He is a PADI certified scuba diver & an avid golfer.