Lakshmi Eleswarpu is the SVP, Global Chief Information Officer of Sanofi. Sanofi is a $46B global innovative healthcare leader driven by the common purpose of transforming medicine to improve millions of lives. Lakshmi’s experience spans digital and business transformation and focuses on partnerships, high performance organizations and people development Lakshmi leads global digital operations, infrastructure, architecture, cybersecurity, and corporate applications. She drives results and business transformation by partnering with diverse business units, manufacturing plants, supply chain, finance, and corporate functions.
Lakshmi Eleswarpu has led digital transformation, technology innovation, and business continuity on a global scale at Fortune 50 companies. She has over 25 years of experience spanning healthcare, aerospace & defense, consumer products, and business services. Lakshmi advances enterprise strategies on revenue growth and operating cash flow by leveraging data analytics, machine learning, AI and automation.
Passionate about STEM, diversity & inclusion, and global health causes, Lakshmi volunteers her time across several leading organizations including the Orbis Flying Eye Hospital which delivers groundbreaking surgical treatment and medical training to remote regions of the world. She is also a guest lecturer at McMaster University and speaks at national conferences including the Society of Women Engineers and Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers. Lakshmi was inducted into the Eta Kappa Nu Electrical Engineering Honor Society and Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society. She graduated magna cum laude in Electrical Engineering from the University of Akron, Ohio.