Sai Cherla joined Bank of Montreal in September 2015. She brings more than 25 years of Global Strategic IT experience with top tier companies in Canada. In May 2019, Sai was appointed VP & Head of Technology and Operations Transformation Management and Supplier Governance. Previously, she was the Vice President and Head of Technology Project Management Office (PMO) and Lead for Technology Workforce Transformation at the bank. In her previous roles, she served as Vice President, Corporate Program Management Office for International Financial Data Services. Additionally, she brings business transformation, talent management and thought leadership from her experiences at Sunlife Financial and CGI Group.
She started her career in technology in India where she held various progressive roles for 7 years. She obtained her MBA from Rotman School of management, UofT in 2015. She lives in Richmond Hill Ontario with her Husband and 2 kids. The causes she believes in, include Children’s rights, Animal welfare and volunteers for OCP foundation. She also joined the Board of directors for TRIEC in 2015 and subsequently also joined board of Directors for BMO Trust Co.