Sandeep Sabharwal has joined Impact Advisors, a Chicago-based healthcare consulting firm, as a managing partner and member of the firm’s board of directors.

Based in New York, Sabharwal will lead Impact’s efforts to drive growth and enhance its market position.

He brings more than 25 years of professional experience, with a focus on IT consulting in the healthcare industry.

Sabharwal joins Impact from Accenture, where he spent the last nine years as a managing director in the firm’s healthcare and public service practice. In the role, Sabharwal led growth for the consultancy’s health (payer and provider) and public (state government and higher education) business in the US Northeast – doubling sales in the last two years to more than $1 billion.

Prior to Accenture, Sabharwal spent a year-and-a-half at Cognizant as a senior partner in the healthcare practice, leading a global team of more than 3,000 consultants across a portfolio of healthcare client accounts.

Sabharwal also previously spent 11 years at IT consultancy Mindtree, where he held several leadership roles, including global head of hi-tech, North America lead for applications and infrastructure outsourcing, and country head of Australia and New Zealand.

He has an MBA from The London School of Economics and a bachelor’s degree in engineering from Netaji Subhas Institute of Technology, India.

“We are excited to have Sandeep join our senior leadership team and board,” said John Klare, managing partner of Impact Advisors. “Sandeep’s experience and track record will help us continue to build out and grow Impact Advisors into an industry-leading healthcare consulting firm.”

Founded in 2007, Impact supports healthcare industry clients with services in strategy, operations, revenue cycle, and technology. The firm has more than 300 employees, according to LinkedIn.

“I am honored to join Impact Advisors and look forward to working closely with our talented associates as we continue to grow Impact Advisors into one of the leading healthcare consulting firms,” Sabharwal said. “I look forward to expanding opportunities for the firm’s clients and associates while affecting real change in healthcare and enhancing value for our shareholders.”

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