Vice President, Corporate Development & Strategic Investments
Sanjay Kacholiya is a seasoned tech executive with over 20 years of experience across numerous functional areas including Corporate/Business Development, Strategy, and Finance. His career spans both consumer and enterprise environments within larger public and privately held companies as well.
In his current role, Sanjay drives global growth strategy for Citrix. In this capacity, he oversees and leads all corporate development activity, integration, strategic investments, and partnerships.
Prior to his role at Citrix, Sanjay was at GE Digital, the software and analytics division of GE. Sanjay led several activities including M&A, JV's, partnerships, and other strategic initiatives across all of GE Digital’s operating regions worldwide. Before his time at GE Digital, Sanjay led M&A, BD, and platform partnerships for Eventbrite (IPO: EB). He has also led acquisitions and strategy for Synopsys, a leading provider of technical design and security software.
Sanjay’s affiliation with Junior Achievement dates back to his high school days where he was actively involved in the company program and won numerous awards and scholarships. JA was a driving force in his decision to pursue a business degree for his undergraduate studies. Previously, Sanjay served on the advisory boards for JA San Mateo County and Silicon Valley.
He graduated from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania where he received a Bachelor of Science Degree in Economics. Sanjay holds an MBA from the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business.