Anaf Durrani

VP of Engineering at Grainger

Specialties & Areas of Interest include:

  • Organizational change
  • Modern Engineering Approaches
  • DevOps/Cloud
  • Engineering
  • Leadership 
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" I'm excited to join the Technology Executive Board of advisors where I can share my perspective on leadership, change and how engineering solves business problems. "

Anaf Durrani

Anaf Durrani is the VP, Product Engineering of W.W. Grainger, Inc., a $15.2 billion leading broad line distributor with operations primarily in North America, Japan and the United Kingdom. Anaf joined Grainger in 2020 to lead the product engineering organization responsible for modernizing to a cloud-native environment, where engineering and product are empowered to experiment while continuing to focus on Grainger’s purpose, We Keep the World Working®.

He has a wealth of expertise in technology and business strategy, with a primary focus on enhancing customer experience. Prior to joining Grainger, he held senior leadership positions at several leading technology companies, including Ticketmaster, Cigna and Orbitz Worldwide. Anaf has a Master’s degree in software engineering from Southern Methodist University and a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from DePaul University.

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