Sanjay Sardar serves as the Chief Information Officer of the FERC. He has responsibility providing strategic direction for and managing the implementation of information technology at the FERC. Sanjay joined the FERC in 2008, prior to which he was a Sr. Manager at General Dynamics Information Technology (GDIT) with P&L and oversight responsibility for technology efforts at several major government agencies. He has managed efforts at Department of Education, US Capitol Police, US Senate, Department of Energy and Dept. of Transportation.
Prior to joining the Federal government, Sanjay spent over 16 years in private industry focusing on management and information consulting to technology providers, multi-national pharmaceuticals, telecom companies, financial institutions and state/local governments. Sanjay has had both operational and sales responsibilities in the organizations he has worked for.
Sanjay has extensive training in Information Management, Systems/Enterprise Architecture and Custom Software Development. He has held technology management positions at both large companies as well as several smaller internet start-ups. While working with companies like such as General Dynamics, Oracle and Computer Associates, Sanjay was integrated into the leadership that helped drive revenue for his particular business units. With the smaller companies, Sanjay further refined his experience in developing and implementing organizational strategy, and working with several local venture capital firms to secure funding for the endeavors.
Sanjay Sardar holds a B.S. in Electrical Engineering from the University of Virginia and M.B.A. with concentration in Finance and Strategy from the George Washington University. Sanjay has worked in the United States, Canada, and several European countries, including the United Kingdom, France and Spain. Mr. Sardar also serves as the Small-Agency CIO Council Chair.