Sandeep Katarnavre

Former CISO

Sandeep Katarnavre


Sandeep is a Business Visionary and Digital Technology IT Executive with hands on experience automating and enhancing multi-billion-dollar enterprises. He has a strong record of success in creating a robust IT organization comprised of strong innovation, architecture, business applications and operational excellence. He has a proven ability to bring the benefits of IT to resolve complex business issues while keeping the cost and schedule optimized. He has led various business transformations, large mergers, carve outs and acquisitions in healthcare, manufacturing, consumer goods, hi tech, wholesale and retail industries. He carries rich experience working from small to large fortune 500 companies. He is one of the key advisors to his senior executive teams in IT and Business.

Sandeep joined Saint Gobain CertainTeed in May of 2016 in the position of Vice President and Chief Information Officer for Saint Gobain Construction Products North America.  He had responsibility for shaping the Information Technology (IT) strategy along with leading the Construction Products IT organization. He worked closely with the leaders across Saint Gobain to ensure that IT accelerates innovation, leads and drives digital transformation, delivers against key business performance goals to help drive growth initiatives. He is also a member of the Saint Gobain Corporate Foundation Inc. Committee.

Prior to joining Saint Gobain CertainTeed, Sandeep held the position of Senior Director and IT Executive for Johnson and Johnson, the largest global healthcare product and drug manufacturer.

Sandeep’s career includes a leadership roles of Global Technology Director for Synthes, a Medical Device Company; Senior Manager and Engagement Executive for Deloitte Consulting, where he served many Fortune 500 and global companies across the world in various industry sectors, helping them transform various business functions and delivering key and strategic engagements.

Sandeep holds a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering degree from Mumbai University and maintains active membership in various internal and external CIO communities and NPO organizations