Salil Punalekar

Salil Punalekar

Head of Global Business & Corporate Development

Salil Punalekar leads ANSR’s business development, sales, corporate development and marketing. For over 25 years, he has collaborated with F500 companies across the world helping them solve some of the most challenging technology and operations problems.

He pioneered the thinking around enterprise platform driven services models and has been instrumental driving some of the largest platform transactions in the industry. He has a very successful track record of incubating, operating & scaling global technology capabilities enterprises across healthcare, banking & financial services, retail & manufacturing.

A global citizen, he has lived and operated technology businesses across North America, Europe and Asia, and built some of the most successful technology teams in the industry. Previously Salil has held leadership positions at Cognizant, Genpact and IBM. He’s also an investor in and on the Boards of several AI & deep-tech enterprise startups focused on solving complex challenges in Banking & Finance, Retail and Supply Chain.

Salil has a degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore.

He now lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s an avid marathon runner