Sandip Darji is the Assistant Vice President for Improvement, Analytics, and Innovation Services, reporting to the Vice President for Business Affairs and Chief Financial Officer. His organization's mission is to identify, prioritize, and launch projects that measurably improve Stanford's business processes and services by looking broadly across the institution and through collaboration with university partners.
Sandip Darji joined Stanford in September 2007 as Director of Information, Analytics and Technology in Purchasing and Contracts where he was responsible for developing improved analytics related to the University's supply and demand channels. From 2010 to mid-2018, he served as Senior Director of Business Process and Metrics Analysis. In that role, he built a team of process improvement and data professionals who led 77+ improvement projects (primarily in finance, research administration, development, investments, procurement, and including several university-wide initiatives) resulting in reduced processing time, cycle time, error rates, and required effort. Prior to joining Stanford, Sandip worked in healthcare supply chain consulting.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from the California Institute of Technology.