Specialist Functions

Sanjay Dhawan

Senior Advisor

  • Country
    United States
  • Title
    Senior Advisor

With more than 30 years of technology leadership and extensive experience in the automotive industry, Sanjay brings a deep understanding of AI and machine learning applications, with particular focus on developing solutions at the intersection of devices, sensors, cloud solutions and data integration.

Prior to joining SymphonyAI, Sanjay recently served as the President and CEO at Cerence, leading its 2019 spin-out from Nuance.

Prior to Cerence, Sanjay served as President of the Connected Services Division and Chief Technology Officer of Harman Industries International until 2019. Previously, he served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Symphony Teleca Corporation since 2010. Symphony Teleca was acquired by Harman in January 2015.

Prior to Aricent, Dhawan was the Chairman, CEO, and co-founder of Inkra Networks, a company credited with defining the virtual networking market segment. Dhawan also held chief strategy, development, sales and management roles at Netopia, StarNet and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Dhawan has authored several networking-related publications and books and has chaired IEEE 802 and ANSI X3T9 standards sub-groups. He holds a Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering from Brunel University, England, and a BS degree in Electronics and Communications from REC Kurukshetra, India.

EQT Board Memberships

Current: CoB Pioneer