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Sadia Janjua

Visiting Assistant Professor


Sadia Janjua is an accomplished leader in the field of Digital Transformation and Project Controls, currently serving as the Chief of Digital Transformation at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. With an impressive track record spanning over 18 years, Sadia has honed her expertise in Program and Construction Management, specializing in various facets of Program and Project Controls. Her focus areas encompass Planning & Scheduling, Cost Management, Risk Management, Building Information Modeling (BIM), Virtual Design and Construction (VDC), Forensic Analysis, Change Management, and the pivotal realm of Digital Transformation.

In her influential role, Sadia spearheads the strategic vision of her department, formulating innovative growth strategies in Digital Transformation, Project Controls, and VDC. Leveraging her extensive experience in the transportation and infrastructure sectors, she leads the charge in harnessing the power of big data and advanced analytics to enhance the organization’s business performance.

Sadia’s mission at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is to pave the way for a revolutionary transformation in the construction landscape, aligning the organization with its ambitious vision for the digital age. She heads the Innovation and Strategy teams, where she orchestrates groundbreaking initiatives that promise to reinvent the very core of construction in our rapidly evolving digital era.

Sadia Janjua is the mastermind behind a comprehensive set of digital transformation strategies and change methodologies tailored for the agency. She designs forward-thinking target operating models that harness the potential of connected workspaces, process automation, data analytics, and artificial intelligence, setting the stage for a future where construction is redefined by innovation.

Sadia’s impressive career journey has seen her make invaluable contributions from various perspectives, having worked with distinction as an owner, contractor, and construction manager across renowned firms and industries such as Bechtel, McCarthy Building Companies, STV, New York MTA, and AECOM. In addition to her professional endeavors, Sadia is dedicated to sharing her knowledge as an adjunct professor at prestigious institutions like Columbia University and Pratt Institute.

Through her dynamic leadership and unwavering commitment to the digital transformation and project controls landscape, Sadia Janjua is at the forefront of shaping the future of construction in an increasingly digital world. Her vision and expertise are driving profound change within her organization and the broader industry.

Bachelor of Science from University of California Berkeley
Masters of Science from Columbia University