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Ash Banerjee

Ash Banerjee currently holds the position of Global Chief Information Officer at Dentons, a prominent law firm that assists clients in achieving their business outcomes and imperatives, whether related to growth, protection, operation, or financing.

Ash Banerjee is recognized as a passionate international general manager, technology executive, management consultant, investor, and advisor, bringing over 20 years of expertise to the table. Ash has a proven track record of building high-performance global teams, driving results, and fostering innovations, particularly in industries such as Professional Service, Media, Telecom, and Technology. Throughout Ash’s dynamic career, a consistent presence on the frontlines of change and digital transformation has been evident.

As a metrics-driven leader, Ash maximizes financial impact by carefully leveraging the levers of profitability. Known for being a savvy, collaborative, and inclusive leader, Ash excels in driving consensus and change across diverse organizations, making strategic and challenging business decisions to deliver results aligned with Dentons’ firm strategy. Ash’s expertise extends to successful post-merger integrations.

Educationally, Ash holds an MA and MEng from Cambridge University, complemented by an AMP from Harvard Business School.

In the most recent 5 years, Ash served as Chief Operating Officer – Americas and Global Chief Information Officer for Hogan Lovells, based in Washington DC. Prior to this role, Ash spent nearly 8 years as Chief Information Officer for WilmerHale in Washington DC, accumulating over 12 years of experience in the legal sector.

Before entering the legal sector, Ash served for 3 years at EMI Music as EVP, Global Chief Information Officer, based in New York, NY.

In a prior role, Ash served as VP at Equant (now Orange Business Services) Global Application Systems, based in Reston, Virginia, reporting to the CIO. Ash was responsible for all Global application systems, leading a team across the US, Europe, and Asia. Ash played a pivotal role in the merger integration plan with Global One, overseeing the conversion to common Global systems worldwide. The journey with Global One began in 1996 as Director, Carrier Systems, based in Brussels, and included a relocation to the US in 1999 as VP Billing Systems, concurrently holding the position of Global CIO for Global One.

Earlier in the career journey, Ash briefly worked for Heidrick & Struggles International Inc as Director of Information, based in Paris. Prior to this, Ash spent over 10 years with Andersen Consulting (Accenture) in London, UK, leading several multimillion-dollar projects, including spearheading a Pan European Systems Integration and Change project for a food manufacturer.

Ash’s specialties encompass executive management, international operational management, financial management, change agency, consulting management, practice operations, information technology strategy, technology adoption and innovation, digital transformation and change implementation, employee engagement, strategic planning, and merger planning and integration.

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