Tony Saldanha


“As shared service leaders, we can transform business today for tomorrow.

 Tony’s Story

Tony literally wrote the book on transformational change, making him an internationally recognized author, speaker as well as shared service and business leadership strategist.

He ran Procter & Gamble’s acclaimed multi-billion dollar GBS and IT operations in every region across the world during his 27-year career there.

Tony was Vice President, GBS Next Generation Services from 2015-2018 and prior to that, set up the first shared services center in the Philippines, program-managed P&G’s $8 billion outsourcing of IT and GBS, and also led the systems integration of the Gillette company into P&G as Gillette CIO in 2005. 

He is experienced in running operations in every function in the enterprise as well as implementing major innovative approaches, including macro trends, new technologies, transformational business processes and human behavior predictors. His work focused on driving corporate growth, culture changing and making change the norm.  

His book, Why Digital Transformations Fail,  was released globally in 2019 and ranked #1 on Amazon’s New Releases for Organizational Change, listed on publisher Berrett-Koehler’s best-sellers for July 2019, and recommended by various publishing forums like CEO-Reads, Book-Pal, CEO Library, Forbes and others.
Tony serves as a counselor, advisor and board member for several organizations around the world, aiming to foster positive change and growth.

Why Digital Transformations Fail

Digital transformation is more important than ever now that we’re in the Fourth Industrial Revolution. Today, the lines between the physical, digital, and biological worlds are becoming ever more blurred. Digital transformation is key; and yet, fully 70 percent of digital transformations fail.