Mr. Sanjib Sahoo
Mr. Sanjib Sahoo
Achiever's Success Story
Known for his Exceptional Leadership dynamics, Mr. Sanjib Sahoo stands tall as an unprecedented leader
Born in India, Sanjib Sahoo was raised to be humble, kind, curious, purposeful, and empathetic. He found his love of people enabled by technology early in life, always innovating on the next and inspiring greatness in others by focusing creating true value and impact in different industries he has worked on.
A student of life, Sahoo listens to learn, embraces design thinking, and shares a philosophy of “performing while transforming.” He has a master’s degree in computer applications from the Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad, India and a bachelor’s degree in economics from Calcutta University, India. He is also a graduate of Harvard Business School’s Advanced Management Program.
At the start of his professional journey, Sahoo worked in building applications for several financial services organizations, including Citibank, Charles Schwab (then Xpresstrade), and Deutsche Bank. His business transformation superpower digitized the financial world with the advent of tradeMONSTER (E*trade/Morgan Stanley), industry’s first streaming browser-based trading platform and then modernized a global logistical supply chain. Sahoo is now spearheading the transformative change of technology distribution as Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer at Ingram Micro Inc., the world’s most valued distribution leader and the business behind the brands of today’s emerging and established names in tech and reaches 90% of the human population.
A natural leader, Sahoo inspires a spirit of digitization throughout Ingram Micro — encouraging employees to challenge their limits and embrace the art of possible. He leads the team’s global strategy to further accelerate the development of innovative, world-class customer and user experiences designed to shape and create competitive advantage and differentiation for the business and the tens of thousands of brands it supports.
In a matter of months, Sahoo assembled an A-list team at Ingram Micro, a $54 billion-dollar worldwide industry leader with an impressive and growing team of talent throughout India. Their mission: To make the impossible possible by working across the organization to develop an experience platform unlike any other. In a year’s time, the foundation for Ingram Micro Xvantage, also known as the company’s digital twin, was laid and is now being introduced worldwide in phases by a best-in-class digital operations (DigiOps) team who knows digitization is more about spirit, than solutions. It is about people, not just the technology. www.xvantage.com
Sahoo’s successful 20+ year career as one of the industry’s top thinkers, business leaders and inspired leaders is well documented by numerous articles, keynotes, technology models and white papers. He holds several patents on Dynamic Communications and Streaming for Mobile Devices and is one of ten global leaders named to Constellation Research’s Business Transformation 150 Hall of Fame. He also won several awards for his leadership and technology innovation, including CIO of the year award from AITP.
Committed to the journey, Sahoo shares his experiences – both wins and learns – to help others succeed. He is a member of the Forbes Technology Council and a contributor to Wired and the Harvard Business Review.