Nanji Chandrasekhar

Vice President Information Technology Productions Services

Catalina Marketing Corporation

Nanji Chandrasekhar currently serves as Vice President of Technology and Interim CISO at Catalina Inc. in St. Petersburg, FL. In his role, Nanji provides leadership and oversight for the continued development of an innovative, robust, and secure information technology environment for a fast paced and heavily data sensitive marketing services company. His organization includes over 300 professionals across Asia, Europe and the US. The primary responsibilities for his office encompass a wide variety of strategic and tactical IT initiatives and functions including Enterprise Architecture, Security, Big Data and Analytics, Infrastructure, Software Test Engineering, IT Operations, Governance and the IT Business Office. His team oversees delivering real time promotion execution and analytics to more than 75% of US grocery shoppers on a platform that processes more messages than Twitter and sees more baskets than Amazon.

Prior to joining Catalina Marketing, Nanji has held several leadership positions at large global organizations such as ManpowerGroup, Cigna Healthcare, Ahold-Delhaize and Danaher with a focus on technology transformations. 

Nanji is actively engaged with the Tampa Bay Technology Forum, Catalina Charitable Foundation as well as Young Eagles. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Bangalore University and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management. An avid pilot and SCUBA diver, he lives with his wife and daughter in St. Petersburg, FL.