Strategy Executive & Advisor
Sharad Elhence is a proven business strategist and innovator with expertise in Operations Improvement, Data Analytics, and Value Assurance across several industry verticals. Most recently, he was founder and CEO of a new digital concierge for the arts – ARTSonepass. It was a one-stop shop for all arts and culture events with the goal to build audience for the arts organizations where on average 40% capacity goes unsold. Previously, he was an executive with North Highland, Infosys, Blue Yonder, McKinsey, and American Airlines.
He is on the board of the Indian Institutes of Technology Alumni Association of North Texas (IITNT) where he has co-led a strategic initiative to tap the mentoring and investment capacity of alumni and non-alumni to help entrepreneurs and early stage companies in the community. He has been an Advisor Board member of the Indian Classical Music Circle for the last several years.
He earned his MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania, an MS in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research from State University of New York at Buffalo, and BS in Mechanical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi. He lives in Dallas with his wife Sonia and enjoys travel, tennis, and a diverse mix of arts and culture offerings.