Ashish Patwardhan

Senior Managing Director, Innovation

Former Head of Strategy, Research and Innovation, Deloitte US India

Ashish Patwardhan has over twenty years of leadership experience in innovation, strategy and operations. He most recently served as a managing director in Deloitte’s Risk and Financial Advisory practice, where he advised clients in the areas of strategic and enterprise risk, crisis management and finance transformation.

During his 15+ years at Deloitte, Ashish pioneered the establishment of an offshore innovation center – the first of its kind for a large professional services firm. He spent six years in India as a part of Deloitte’s leadership team setting up offshore units in Hyderabad and Mumbai.

Ashish’s industry experience spans technology, health care and professional services in both large/global enterprises and small/medium organizations.

Prior to Deloitte, Ashish headed finance and operations for a technology firm that was ranked as one of America’s fastest growing companies (Inc. 500 list).

Ashish has an MBA from Carnegie Mellon University.