About US

Accent Advisors was founded by Dr. Sanjay Srinivasan in 2008 to provide business and technology consulting solutions for clients in specialty chemicals, life sciences, petroleum additives, lubricants, oil refining, manufacturing, industrial, high-tech,  small medium enterprise verticals, and start-ups.

Prior to founding Accent Advisors, Sanjay Srinivasan had worked at Fortune 500 companies like Ethyl Corporation, Afton Chemical, and IBM as well as start-ups in various functional areas such as R&D/innovation, technology and intellectual property (IP) development,  product development & commercialization,  supply chain management, marketing with P&L responsibility, management consulting, corporate strategy, raising capital, operations, business development, customer relationship management, sales, international business, and entrepreneurship. 

Sanjay’s professional career experience has spanned various industry verticals including  specialty chemicals, petroleum additives, lubricants, manufacturing, industrial, life sciences and healthcare,  banking and financial services, travel and transportation, education, and high-tech. 

Sanjay has made valuable contributions in terms of revenue growth, profitability and margin improvement, cost reductions, working capital reductions, process improvements, change management, crisis management, organizational design, supply chain optimization, strategic and global sourcing, new product development and innovation. 

Sanjay received his Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) degree in Chemistry from University of Bombay, India; Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Organic Chemistry from University of Bombay; Ph.D. in Polymer Organic Chemistry from Oklahoma State University; MBA from The Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. 

Sanjay Srinivasan has published papers in peer reviewed scientific journals and presented papers at industry conferences like American Chemical Society and Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE).  He has also been awarded several US and European patents in the areas of specialty chemicals, polymers, and lubricant additives.  He is also trained in Lean Sigma/Six Sigma.

To be a trusted business advisor and partner in delivering timely value added solutions for achieving the right business outcomes for clients through collaboration, creative thinking, flexibility, integrity, capability, and a commitment to quality.

We promise to treat every customer, employee, partner, supplier, and stakeholder with respect, care, transparency, and integrity in ensuring their success and growth.

To be a trusted partner of choice in providing relevant business and technology solutions to our clients from their “Vision To Realization” process, leveraging our domain experience, competencies, core values, and commitment to their lasting success.

Core values


Sanjay Srinivasan, Ph.D. MBA