Sanjay Verma joins AlixPartners' digital practice as managing director

04 October 2021 2 min. read
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Sanjay Verma, an experienced cloud solutions consultant, has joined AlixPartners’ digital practice as a managing director. He will be based in the management consultancy’s San Francisco office.

Verma brings deep expertise in digital transformation enabled by cloud and AI, with a focus on serving technology, media, and telecom (TMT) clients. He specializes in advising on cloud strategy for product development, organizational agility, supply chain operations and forecasting, and M&A.

Verma joins AlixPartners from PwC’s Strategy&, where he spent the last three years as senior partner and chief development officer. In the role, he drove the design and development of several PwC products and advised Silicon Valley firms on cloud transformation.

Before that, he spent five years as a partner at BCG, where he led the global cloud transformation practice and served as lead partner for three major high-tech accounts. Verma also previously spent over a year as a vice president at electronics manufacturing giant Flex, where he developed the firm’s cloud strategy and launched its scale-out cloud infrastructure solutions capability.Sanjay Verma, Managing Director, AlixParntersPrior to that, Verma spent more than seven years at McKinsey & Company, where he was an associate principal and led the North American software development and lean IT practices.

Earlier in his career, Verma was chief architect at TimesTen (now part of Oracle), an in-memory, relational database management system.

He holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree in computer science from Stanford University, and a bachelor’s degree in computer science and engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India.

“As a recognized expert in delivering innovative digital solutions to companies worldwide, Sanjay brings a wealth of expertise to AlixPartners’ expanding Digital team,” said Simon Freakley, CEO of AlixPartners. “With digital transformation at the top of the agenda for TMT business leaders globally, Sanjay’s deep experience in this industry will be an enormous benefit to our clients facing continuous cycles of disruption.”

AlixPartners advises on turnaround and restructuring, performance improvement, M&A, economics, investigations and disputes, technology and digital, and leadership. The New York-headquartered firm has more than 2,000 professionals globally.

The consulting firm recently welcomed energy sector expert Irfan Bidiwala as a managing director in its Houston office.