Shalini Chaudhari, Director - Technology
Shalini has worked in the professional services industry for 20 years and has been a business and technology leader for the last 10. She is currently handling technology strategy and implementation for Caspian Impact Investments, the debt fund promoted by Caspian.
Till Jan 2018, she was a Managing Director at Accenture and was part of their Technology Leadership. At her last role, Shalini worked on two strategic areas that involved exploring leading-edge technologies like Artificial Intelligence, Digital Architecture, Security, Cloud and Transformation Management. Shalini worked on envisioning and supporting the positioning agenda for Accenture's global Technology Consulting Practice as the Offering Development Lead. As an expert in Quality Engineering, she worked with a core innovation team to drive continuous testing and quality transformation initiatives, with the broader vision to move to a digital delivery model, for two key clients in Europe.
Shalini has used her business and technology experience, coupled with her ability to tell effective and relevant stories, to promote science and technology. Her passion for mentoring and teaching has enabled her to work with both students and professionals to enhance their capabilities in areas of technology, leadership, and life-skills. She works with organizations like Timeless Lifeskills, a charity that works with under-served children in rural India, and AnitaB.org, a global organization that connects, inspires and guides women in computing.