Sanjay Rishi

Americas CEO, Work Dynamics

Sanjay leads the Americas team dedicated to helping clients create, shape and manage the future of work by enhancing the performance of their workplaces, real estate portfolios and people.

For 25 years, Sanjay has helped large, global businesses leverage technology to uncover better, smarter and more innovative ways of working. He has deep expertise in complex businesses, transformational change and the development of disruptive technologies. His Work Dynamics team across the Americas leverages data to build, manage and improve spaces that can transform how people work every day.

Sanjay joined JLL in 2018 from IBM, where he ran the Cloud Consulting Services business. Prior to that, he was Chief Information Officer and Group Vice President of Strategic Planning for Johnson Controls Automotive. He has also held roles as a Partner for PwC and Vice President for IBM Global Strategy.

Sanjay is also a member of JLL’s Americas Executive Committee, which sets the direction and strategy for JLL in the region.

Sanjay holds a Bachelor of Science degree in mechanical engineering, a master of science degree in management systems and a doctorate in management. He currently serves on the board of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

Outside of JLL, he enjoys spending time with his wife and two daughters. He enjoys golf and hiking, and considers high-altitude trekking in the Himalayas as one of his greatest adventures.