Parag Saigaonkar is a principal with Deloitte Consulting. Currently he leads the multi-national corporate (MNC) client program in India, an initiative by the Deloitte U.S. Firm and Deloitte India, to help increase market share in India. The program integrates U.S. leadership and leverages principals and directors of the India firm to sell and deliver seamlessly to Deloitte’s priority MNC accounts in India.
From June 2008 and July 2013, Parag was the Regional Managing Director of Deloitte Consulting India Private Limited. He managed a practice of more than 6,000 consulting professionals, across 4 locations in India, delivering business solutions for U.S. and global clients.
Parag began his career with the Canadian Deloitte Firm in 1990, where he primarily focused on servicing Canadian Federal Government clients. In 1995, he moved to Hong Kong to join the Asia-Pacific practice. During his tenure in Hong Kong, he led projects across a wide spectrum of services including business strategy, financial management and operations, and technology implementation. He focused mostly on the telecommunications sector. He has worked extensively across the Asian region in several noteworthy countries like Japan, China, Taiwan, Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Australia, and India. Parag moved from Beijing to India in April 2005 as Managing Director of the Mumbai office, where he presently lives with his wife, Vandana and his two sons, Pranav and Arjun.
Parag holds a Bachelor of Mathematics Degree from the University of Waterloo and an MBA from the Ivey Business School in Canada. He is an avid blogger, loves to travel, watch Hindi movies and Canadian sports, and cook Italian food.