Welcome to the uniquely conceptualised and designed BFSI Leaders Connect 2021 series – powered by IBM India. (www.tfci.com/2021/ibm/bfsi-leaders/). And the theme of this series is aptly titled Meet, Partner, Grow!

Each 45-minute program* will be split into two highly interactive capsules:

In Conversation with BFSI Leader

Getting to know the guest of the day viz. our BFSI leader – across IT, digital transformation, retail, operations and so on
IT leader’s background, foray into the world of IT, passion and hobbies
Leader’s business journey and contributions
Long-Term vocational and personal aspirations
What the leader likes or dislikes the most in this ubiquitous world of Internet and all things digital

1:1 Discussion with BFSI Leader

Increasing business & IT demands in a digitally driven eco-system
Ushering digital transformation across business, IT and operations – critical 101s, cutting edge processes and best practices
Back and mid-office operations – enforcing a structured and integrated back-end service infrastructure for faultless and seamless operations
Newer models for customer engagement & enhanced customer experiences
Shifting focus from current competitors to staying competitive in this digital age
Managing & complying with stringent financial regulations of Reserve Bank of India
*Entire program will have only session moderator, Invitee BFSI Leader, and IBM Senior Practice Leader. This program is a closed-door program and there will be no virtual attendees. Only fireside chat of 15 minutes will be recorded. Program updates can be viewed on http://www.tfci.com/2021/ibm/bfsi-leaders/

Welcome on board, and be part of these crisp and exclusive 1:1 Fireside Chats & Meetings. Let’s together explore proven strategies, technology and innovation challenges and with specific focus on the Indian BFSI segment.

At BFSI Leaders Connect 2021 series, efforts are underway to invite a clutch full of best-of-the-breed C level executives from the Indian BFSI industry spanning banking, insurance and other leading sectors. Senior technology practice leaders from IBM – a leading Fortune 100 technology services company, will also join in and add great value to the content and proceedings.

Participants’ Profiles (Across BFSI Organisations)

Chief Information & Technology Officers
Chief Information Security Officers
Heads of Digital Transformation and Internet Banking
Heads of Data Governance & Automation
Heads of Retail Banking


(May 21, 2021)

K Swaminathan

Head - Digital Banking
ESAF Small Finance Bank

(May 22, 2021)

Mahesh Kumar Bajaj

General Manager, Transformation
Indian Bank

(June 3, 2021)

Shrinivas Murty

Head of Liabilities
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank

(June 5, 2021)

G. Sankaran

City Union Bank
(June 16, 2021)

Suresh Sankaranarayanan

Sr. Exec. VP - CTO
Kotak Mahindra General Insurance Co. Ltd.

Ranish Jaiswal

Head - Public & SFB Cluster (FSS)
IBM India & South Asia

Rajan Chhabria

Insurance Cluster Leader, Global Business Services
IBM India & South Asia

Shankar Sundarrajan

Associate Partner-Digital Business Strategy FSS, Global Business Services
IBM India & South Asia

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