Sathya started his career in 2002 as a Engineering manager at Johnson Controls. From 2010 to 2013, he served as a Lead Associate (Junior Engagement Manager) at Booz & Company. In 2014-2016, he was a Sr. Manager, Corporate Strategy at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. In 2016, Narasimhan joined SAP SE. Currently, Sathya is a Sr. Director, Blockchain Business Development & Product Managment at SAP SE. 
In 2000, Sathya received a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical engineering from PSG College of Technology. In 2010, he received a Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial engineering from Western Michigan University. In addition, Sathya obtained Master of Science in Mechanical engineering from Ohio State University, and Master of Business Administration in Strategic management, finance & marketing at Booth School of Business.