Profile Sanjay Sharma
IT Advisor - IDBI Ltd
Managing Director & CEO - IDBI Intech Ltd


Sanjay has done his Masters in Electronics, He is CISA (Certified Information System Auditor) from ISACA, USA, Certified ISO 9000 lead auditor, CMC, UK.

After post graduation has done research work in the area of applied physics - published a paper in Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics, New Delhi and was also associated with IIT, Mumbai for brief period.

His career in Banking Technology began with State Bank of India in 1991, at C & I project. Central Office and was part of core team responsible for roll out of core banking system Bank Master across SBI Branches. Subsequently, he moved to idbi bank in 1995 & laid the IT foundation by setting up IT infrastructure & implementing Core Banking System for the bank. Since then, has been involved in various IT initiatives like Y2K, Technology Conversion projects for Core treasury systems. BPR exercise for CPU/RPU, CPU ISO certification etc. which has further strengthened and aligned the IT infrastructure with Business.

Sanjay has played a key role in a number of mergers that IDBI Ltd has undergone over past few years. After the growing success of IT in IDBI Ltd, the IDBI Intech Ltd was formed, the IT consultant/partner for technology integration of IDBI Ltd and erstwhile United Western Bank (UWB) & Sanjay was appointed as the Managing Director & CEO for IDBI Intech Ltd.

IDBI Intech Ltd in the recent past has successfully integrated 174 branches on Core Banking Systems of the erstwhile UWB to one common platform of IDBI Ltd.

Sanjay has won following four Technology awards instituted by IBA (Indian Bank's Association) :
  • Hall Of Fame Award - 8th CTO Forum, Istanbul, Turkey 2007
  • Winner - Outstanding achiever of the year - Individual
    IBA (Indian Banks' Association) 2007
  • Winner - Best Payments Initiatives
    IBA (Indian Banks' Association) 2007
  • Best Use of IT in Retail Banking - Winner
  • Best Corporate Banking initiative - Winner
  • Outstanding achiever of the year - Individual - Runners up
  • Best payments initiative - Runners up

Also he has been awarded with "Technology Innovator" award by leading technology magazine "DataQuest" and publication house Cyber Media.

  • Best Internet Bank for Corporate Customers and IT Team of the Year
    -Institute For Development and Research in Banking Technology
  • Institute For Development and Research in Banking Technology announced the awards for the year 2005 -2006. The information received by IDBRT from about 30 banks, (Public Sector/ Private Sector Foreign/Cooperative Banks) was analyzed and 5 Banks were shortlisted in each category which was put up to the panel of juries for further evaluation.
  • Based on the data furnished by IDBI, its analysis and evaluation by juries, IDBI Bank has been selected for Special Award for
    1. Best Internet Bank for Corporate Customers
    2. IT Team of the Year

Other Achievements:
  • Internet Banking Services - Best in India among all Private & Public Sector Banks - Asian Banker ratings 2002
  • The most feature rich Mobile Banking service in India - Dataquest 2003

IDBI was the First Bank to introduce -
  • ATM Next - Online information on the ATM like Cricket scores, movie listings
  • First ATM network with Audio instructions
  • Easy Fill - The online mobile refilling service
  • ATM locator on MMS mobile
  • eTax collections system - First in India
  • Cart to Card - First in Asia Pacific

Sanjay Believes in "Looking Beyond the Obvious"