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Sanjay Saraf

Sanjay Saraf
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President, Digital Product Engineering
Western Union

Professional Background: As Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for Western Union, Sanjay Saraf leads a team responsible for developing next-generation web, mobile, digital wallet, and stored-value payment products and services. Saraf also leads the company’s technology strategy and the development of its fraud and risk management solutions, and he develops platforms based on Hadoop for online personalization and forensics analysis. Prior to Western Union, Saraf was Vice President of eBusiness at Symantec Corporation, where he was responsible for managing a global e-commerce platform that generated over $2 billion in annual revenue. Prior to Symantec, Saraf spent a long career at management consulting firms such as Accenture.

Education: Master’s degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Wyoming and a Bachelor of Science from Bombay University.

Personal Passions: New challenges, building complex projects from the ground up, hiking, climbing, and skiing with his nine-year-old daughter.


San Francisco, California