Sanjukta Kulkarni is the Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Larsen & Toubro Infotech Limited (LTI) responsible for the global legal portfolio of one of the fastest growing IT companies. She is also a member of the Management Council and Risk Operating Committee at LTI. She has diverse experience in leading deal negotiations of several fifty plus million US dollar commercial contracts across US, Europe, Australia and Middle East while heading as deputy of Legal function at Hewlett Packard Enterprise, TCS eServe, Capgemini India and Tech Mahindra.
She has well over 25 years’ experience of managing legal activities at large MNCs while holding leadership positions.
Ms. Kulkarni is a double Master’s degree holder from Stockholm University in Sweden and Aberdeen University in UK. Over the course of her career, she has advised management on several matter related to compliance, employment law, government investigations including interactions with US Department of Justice and Indian law enforcement officials such as CBI, litigation including managing US class action suits, advised on whistle-blower investigations, formation of JVs, mergers and integration activities, Data Privacy breach management and general policy matters including on rebadging employees in Europe, India and Middle East.
Ms. Kulkarni has keen interest in mentoring teams and has also been a speaker at several legal industry forums. She has also been recognised as a Star Woman Lawyer of the Year and General Counsel of year at reputed legal forums. Presently, she is keen in exploring legal issues in the metaverse and is a champion of diversity at senior levels.
She spends her free time exploring new art works of Indian Artists, interior designing. She is an enthusiastic gardener and passionate about food that touches the soul. She is hopeful to open a beautifully designed space combining her passion of Art, Interiors and Food.
“Approaching every new deal with a beginners mind, ethical and unbiased conduct, being fearless in giving the right opinion and working well with diverse teams”