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Sanjay Deshpande

EVP & Head of Banking & Financial Services,

Sanjay Deshpande heads the Banking & Financial Services business, and is responsible for the overall P&L management, business growth strategy and execution across the Americas, excluding key strategic accounts.

With over two decades of his experience in the Financial Technology, Telecom and ICT space, Sanjay has successfully established and grown businesses across Americas, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa.

In his previous role – Sanjay served as the partner and head of business development at Polaris for Americas & Europe. Prior to this, he was the chief sales officer for Polaris Americas where he successfully grew the business with the key clients across North America. Sanjay is also recognized for his significant contribution in establishing and growing Polaris’ Intellect suite of Universal Banking Products business (Intellectual Property) across Canada, Middle East & Africa.

Prior to joining Polaris in 2006, Sanjay worked with various organizations in the Information Communications Technology (ICT) space in the Indian Sub-continent & Middle East and successfully established a Contact Center Technology start-up for one of the leading conglomerates in the UAE.

He holds a Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Business Administration. He also has a Certification from Yale University in Financial Markets.

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