Sanjeev Addala

SVP, Chief Information & Digital Officer, AES

Sanjeev joined AES as the Chief Information Digital Officer in 2018 to accelerate its leading position in new technologies, including solar, energy storage, drones and digitalization. Sanjeev works closely with the global team to achieve the next level in AES’ transformation to drive steady corporate growth, innovation and productivity through digital vision and strategic roadmap implementations. He designed a digital vision and strategy that influences every aspect of AES’ business, from global operations to customer experience innovation to new business models to commercialization to digital energy ecosystem and digital platforms business. As part of his commitment to digitalization across the company, he currently serves on the boards of Indianapolis Power & Light and Uplight and is a member of AES’ Innovation and Technology committees. During his time as Chief Digital Officer at Caterpillar and GE, he successfully accelerated digitalization and business growth and innovation efforts and established himself as a thought leader in the digital space. Sanjeev’s digital influence is bolstered by master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and business administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and an executive leadership program at Duke University. Sanjeev resides in Illinois with his wife, Lakshmi and son. He enjoys golfing, reading, and spending time with his family.