Sanjay Gupta

Chief Architect, Shared Services Forum
Sanjay Gupta

Sanjay has 32 years of work experience in the fields of Management, Business Process, Finance & Human Resources. He comes with a blend of experience in global and domestic corporations, in private sector and public sector organizations in various capacities. He combines extensive experience in strategic as well as operations roles, covering various domains in Off shoring, Financial Services, Insurance in Global Shared Services & BPO, with demonstrated execution and success.

At SSF, he has pioneered & published several research papers on BPM & Shared Services and also co – authored the first ever comprehensive book on BPM – “BPM in Global India – The Inflection Point for Competitive Advantage”. Sanjay is the Executive Editor of Shared Services Forum’s Journal, Process Edge and contributes immensely towards GICs/ Shared Services/ BPOs by knowledge capture, sharing and dissemination through articles, research and creating models for base lining and growth.

Sanjay is a Chartered Accountant by qualification. During the initial 10+ years of his corporate career, he worked within the core Finance & Accounting functions in domestic companies such as Living Media and Indian Oil Corporation. He moved to American Express FRC where he first migrated and then serviced several groups of international financial services covering card and travel business.

Sanjay joined EXL Service Holdings, a New York based services company. His excellent operational insights and structured approach to find practical and innovative solutions made him the part of initial core team at EXL. As Operations Lead, he was instrumental in growing the BPO Business and Operations across multiple verticals, leading several business process initiatives, and developing frameworks connecting operational service delivery to business KPIs of clients. Having led large teams and given his focus on people and performance, Sanjay moved to become the Global HR Head for EXL (25000+ people), reporting to the CEO as well as the Compensation Committee of the Board. As the HR head, he played a key role in strategy development to achieve business goals.

Currently Sanjay divides his time between SSF activities and consulting for large corporates. He is also a passionate teacher of the English language and coaches the underprivileged children, youth and young adults.