Sharda is a strategic, global thinker with the proven ability to ask insightful questions that spark new ways of thinking and innovating. She has created a legacy at EY of creating enterprise value through building and starting-up successful businesses; successfully leading complex digital transformations; providing practical advice on existing, emerging and disruptive technologies, to reimagine the future.
Sharda has had a 37-year career at EY, serving many senior leadership roles, as a CEO and a C-Suite advisor from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. Sharda has spearheaded EY’s focus in implementing Intelligent Automation. As CEO of EY’s Global Shared Services, Sharda was an early pioneer and architect of EY’s offshoring strategy, which currently has 25,000 professionals in five countries.
Sharda received the 2018 Stevie® Most Innovative Woman of the Year award; 2017 Best in Biz award for Innovator of the Year; 2017 Stevie® for Innovation of the Year. In 2019, Sharda received the Outstanding 50 Asian Americans in Business award. In 1991, Sharda was the first woman immigrant of Indian origin to make US partner in any of the “US Big 8” firms at the time.