Senior Partner, Americas Intelligent Automation Leader,
Ernst & Young LLP (EY)
Sharda Cherwoo is a senior partner at Ernst & Young LLP, throughout her 37-year career, entirely at EY, Sharda served as an advisor to a range of clients — from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups — with special industry focus in private equity, financial services, insurance and health care.
Since 2015, Sharda has led EY’s efforts in Intelligent Automation, where she provided strategic direction, governance, risk management and directed investments in intelligent automation, robotic process automation and digital transformation initiatives resulting in ~30% productivity improvements. She developed and led EY’s global shared services vision, launched in 2001, and is the founding CEO of EY’s award-winning Global Shared Services operations, which currently has 27,000 professionals in 5 countries.
Sharda is committed to mentoring and bringing innovative ideas to EY’s diversity and inclusiveness efforts and has a long track record of public service. In 2018, she was awarded the American Business Association’s Silver Stevie® award for Most Innovative Woman of the Year in Business Services; in 2017 received the Gold Stevie® Award for Innovation of the Year and the 2017 Gold Best in Biz award for Innovator of the Year.