Jenti (Jayanthi) Vandertuig

Jenti (Jayanthi) Vandertuig LinkedIn

JENTI VANDERTUIG, BA, a highly sought-after procurement expert and speaker, served as chief procurement officer for the County of Santa Clara for 17 years overseeing a $2.5 billion annual budget. As CPO, she steered one of the largest government procurement divisions in the region into a strategic and value-added operation and implemented a successful digital initiative that automated processes. Previously she headed up e-procurement initiatives for the City of Sunnyvale, streamlining processes that resulted in a savings of $900,000. Recent professional speaking engagements include the Technology Procurement Symposium in Washington D.C., the Public Procurement Technology Symposium in October 2016, and the Women in Leadership or “Leading Change and Diversity in Procurement” at SAP Ariba Live 2017. She has a bachelor’s degree from Madras University in India and has completed leadership training programs from Stanford Center for Professional Development and Harvard Kennedy School, Executive Education.


Education Credentials

Chief Procurement Officer, Retired, Santa Clara County

BA, Madras University, India


Leadership and Transformation Program, Stanford University, Center for Professional Development

Diploma in Management Certificate Program, City of Sunnyvale

Creating Collaborative Solutions: Innovations in Government, Harvard Kennedy School Executive Education