Sachi Desai

Senior Director – Strategy, Bayer

Sachi Desai is a member of Bayer Crop Science’s (BCS) Strategy and Sustainability Organization focused on Digital Farming. He is the global lead for strategic digital partnerships and alliance across BCS that bring new innovations to farmers and the industry.  In addition, Sachi contributes to BCS’s overall digital strategy.

Previously, Sachi spent 16 years in various roles with the U.S. Department of Defense, IBM, McKinsey, and Amazon focused on AI/ML, Digital Transformation, Big Data, and Cloud. Sachi is the co-inventor of several patents and has over 80+ publications in peer reviewed journals across various concepts. 

Sachi holds an MBA from NYU, Master’s in Electrical Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology, and a Master’s in Systems Engineering from USC.  

He lives in San Francisco but often spends times with family in New Jersey. His hobbies include landscape photography, basketball, and golf.