Sudipto Sarkar

Sudipto Sarkar


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Sudipto is a strategy and transformation advisor with 20 years’ experience in three areas:
  1. market and business strategy: creating customer segments, business unit and corporate strategies to drive growth, improve competitiveness and respond to structural changes
  2. enterprise transformation: driving large-scale multi-year programs by making the case for change, designing programs and capabilities and accelerating benefits delivery
  3. performance improvement: supporting large organisations to rapidly identify and deliver ambitious financial and operational targets for customer-facing and support functions.

Influential work

  • Developed and secured executive alignment on the three-year board-level strategy for the consumer and small business segments for a leading telecommunications provider in the Australian market
  • Advised on the sourcing strategy, operating model, economics and stakeholder alignment of a multiyear ICT transformation program with a budget of over $1 billion
  • Developed the investment strategy, high-level business requirements and program plan to digitally transform an organisation with 6 million customers
  • Program managed the establishment and first year operations of a whole-of-government e-marketplace platform that transformed government procurement across $25 billion of procurement spend
  • Identified and secured management alignment to reduce business-as-usual costs by 15% over two years for an IT function with a $50+ million annual budget.

Outside of Nous

Prior to joining Nous, Sudipto was the general manager strategy at Telstra Consumer and Small Business. He was also previously a principal at Boston Consulting Group, and a partner and co-founder at Dowling Consulting.

Sudipto holds a Postgraduate Diploma in Management (equivalent to and recognised as a Master of Business Administration) from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore; as well as a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering from Delhi University, India.

In his spare time...

Sudipto enjoys long road trips, especially to the bush. He is a voracious reader with a special interest in philosophy, science and crime fiction.