Arshad Sayyad is a Managing Director of Long Arc Capital, based in India.
Prior to joining Long Arc, Arshad was President and Head of Fidelity Investments India where he led the Enterprise Technology units focused on the acceleration of the Digital transformation. He was on the Board of COLT DCS, building India’s largest hyper scale cloud data centers. Arshad has over two decades of experience as an operating leader, advising and delivering on large scale transformational programs leveraging global sourcing models for Fortune 1000 companies. Prior to Fidelity Arshad was the Managing Director for Accenture wherein he led the design, build out and delivery of digital transformation programs across functions like Operations, Cybersecurity and Technology. Arshad joined Accenture after a successful seventeen-year stint in the Americas in various leadership roles at consulting firms Wipro, Cap Gemini, and Cognizant. He was the founder and CEO of SDI Technologies recognized by the Pittsburgh Technology council as the fastest growing boutique eBusiness startup in the tristate area.
Arshad received his MBA from Carnegie Mellon University, Tepper School of Business, and an Engineering Degree in Computer Science from Bombay University.