Jag Nagendra
President and CEO
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Jag is a multi-skilled, strategic, goal oriented business and engineering professional. He has 30 plus years of experience in organizational leadership, management, and entrepreneurship. Over the last 30 years, he has worked in both the private and public government sector in India and the USA. Jag's experience spans across diverse multi-cultural organizations - from small startups to large Fortune 100 companies.

Jag has been associated with the Sacramento Valley Chapter since 2004. He has served, over a decade, as a volunteer before taking on the role, board of directors. He was elected to Chapter board in 2016 and 2018 as VP of Finance and in 2020, he was appointed to serve the Chapter board as Chief Financial Officer.

Jag is a committed volunteer leader who believes in giving back to the community. For over a decade, he has taken leadership roles in local government and community organizations like Sacramento County Boards, and Cal Expo, to name a few. He has provided strategic support for developing annual plans, fundraised, created, and starred in entertainment for community cultural celebration, and represented community interest in issues such as economic and land development, and law enforcement. Jag’s purpose and passion in life are to make a difference in others’ lives.
Jag is a trained speaker and he shares his unique stories and lessons from his life experiences to benefit others by equipping them with knowledge, skills, and confidence. He believes in fostering growth and leadership in motivated individuals who will lead us into the future. Jag offers speaking workshops for groups and individual sessions. Jag has received a Distinguished Toastmaster (DTS) recognition from Toastmasters International, a highest honor that can be earned by a member of Toastmasters International. The DTM award is given only to those who have demonstrated outstanding leadership and communication skills and who have used these skills to help others in their self-development efforts.

Jag is a certified Emotional Intelligence Life Coach and offers coaching to individuals on developing emotional intelligence. He also frequently speaks at events focused on benefits of emotional intelligence and strategies to develop the skills. Jag is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP). He offers mentoring and coaching to individuals who are interested in developing project management skills.
Jag lives in Folsom, California with his wife, Shyla. His only son, Aditya, and daughter-in-law, Anusha, live in Austin, Texas.


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