Photographic portrait of Ankur Sharma
To build, run and scale innovation, you need an eye for detail and the mundane, and the ability to seamlessly switch between big picture and execution.

Ankur Sharma

EY-Parthenon Senior Director, Strategy and Transactions, Ernst & Young LLP

Strategist. Innovator and operator who applies intellectual curiosity. Passionate about customer-led experience and innovation. Father of two and husband to a community-loving physician.

Ankur is a Senior Director within EY-Parthenon’s digital strategy consulting team at Ernst & Young LLP. He focuses on the intersection of business model innovation and smart technologies.

He leads the building and scaling of the digital strategy capabilities with an emphasis on innovation, startup acceleration, corporate venture capital, ecosystems and platforms as well as operating model and value creation. He focuses on the biotech, life sciences, retail and consumer sectors.

Prior to EY-Parthenon, Ankur led growth and monetization for a digital marketplace startup, ran his own venture capital fund, and worked in management consulting, private equity operations and corporate strategy.

Ankur is also an investor, mentor, board member and visiting faculty at innovation hubs, startups and universities.

Ankur earned his Master’s degree at Stanford Graduate Business School, with continuing executive education through Harvard Business School. 

How Ankur is building a better working world

“Customer experience and innovation are the backbone to designing and launching new products, services, experiences and ventures. Overseeing value creation for a broad range of industries has allowed me to build up a toolkit brimming with a diverse set of skills to help companies understand the innovation gap and how ecosystems can help compliment those gaps. From iteration through development, I am truly fulfilled when my work helps clients achieve their digital goals and aspirations.” 

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