Anil Bhansali is the Corporate Vice President of Microsoft’s Cloud & Enterprise Division & Managing Director of Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt Ltd. Anil holds a post graduate degree in Computer Science from SUNY, Stony Brook and has been with Microsoft from 1991. In a career spanning more than two decades he has worked in multiple technologies like Office, Search, Windows and Azure. In his current role Anil is leading efforts in Microsoft’s Cloud and Enterprise division to drive Azure growth with primary focus on AI technologies to drive digital transformation in key verticals like Healthcare, Agriculture and Education. He is on the Board of Advisors for the Srini Raju Center for IT and Networked Economy, a research centre at Indian School of Business which aims to foster research in (ICT) to create value for business and society. He is also on the Board of Directors of Hyderabad Eye Care Institute (LVPEI).
Anil is committed to the cause of improving the quality of education and health care for the under-served in India. He is the co-founder for Ansh Foundation that runs mobile libraries for schools in Hyderabad and on the Board of Trustees for the other Charitable Trust which support initiatives in education and healthcare.
When not at work, Anil spends time with his wife Shobha and two teenage boys Aditya and Eshaan. He is also an avid trekker he has been to the Annapurna and Everest Base camp. He is also a marathon runner and has completed several national and international marathons including the New York marathon.