Experience

  • Director, Strategy and Transformation

    at BMO

    July 2017 - at Present

    Ontario

    As an Executive, help the Bank to shape its technology businesses into competitive and profitable organization • Responsible to create multi-year road maps in Digital and Automation practices • Consult & Govern Capital Market’s Trading platform’s consolidation assessments • Analyze vendor’s Proposal (RFI, RFPs); Build business case for multi-year IT spend • Drive and measure Development productivity and efficiency improvement across trading products • Mandate, Govern and Deliver strategic initiatives in DevOps, QA Automation, Agile delivery, AI • Implementation of new organization models and related governance and workforce transition plans • Create and maintain the Managed Shared Services (MSS) for model across capital market businesses • Oversee vendor contracts, SOW, SLA execution • Oversee key large programs like MM WSS Implementation, AppRat for Consolidations, Regulatory projects (MiFID)

  • Sr.Director/Partner, Head of Delivery

    at Banking Technology Service Leadership

    May 2010 - July 2017

    Ontario

    • Lead technology services for top 3 major banks in Canada and 1 bank in UK • Create strong relationship with clients in creating new business and existing engagement • Built strong technology platforms and modernized components for trading products • Grasp of data-driven solutions in Capital markets, Treasury and Payments with profound understanding of Canadian businesses and IT landscape • Govern global implementation of trading application across capital markets program. Oversee ~56 Projects. • Manned large complex project of $8.5MM with 70-member team across Mexico, Toronto & India. • Delivered MiFID, DFA regulatory projects on time and within budget • Facilitated client training on Agile, Program Management, FX & MM products • Successfully launched strategic initiatives on improving client connect, domain knowledge, and quality delivery • Slashed 75% of overhead cost by reducing non-billable resources and variable • Successfully retained 80% of resigned candidates

  • AVP, Change Management & Business Analysis, Financial Analyst

    at Banking Business Services leadership

    December 2004 - May 2010

    Ontario

    As Business Expert and leader, Integrate IT & Business Services and build sustainable knowledge groups • Be a conciliator between Business Operations and Technology Services • Front-line business services and protect them in day-to-day Application changes • Mentor operations with necessary analysis/PoC for need of a change (upgrades, enhancements) • Improve operational efficiency, consistency, and compliance of the organization’s financial and tactical objectives • Liaison with other divisions such as Finance, Contracts, HR, Legal, Shared Services, and Risk Management to ensure accurate and timely transaction processing • Provide management with economic impact and compliance issues surrounding key business decisions and/or deals • Evolve Business Practices to the organization and monitor the process and progress for full compliance • Work in non-routine, very complex, advanced technical/business area of specialization • Drive implementation of new processes and procedures.

  • Accounts Executive/Assistant

    at Retail Distribution and Non profit organization

    April 2000 - December 2004

    Chennai - Tamil Nādu

    As Business and Operations Specialist, handle business requirements and deliver end to end within time and budget • Deliver Daily Production Report, QC Report, and Activity Report for Top Level Management. • Administer branch accounting operations for 14 branches, covering maintaining & preparing accounts, finalization of accounts, revenue statements, Audit management and Returns, Cash Book, Purchase Register, Sales Register, Debtors Ledger and Creditor Ledger • Efficiently automate MIS reports to senior management on regular frequency and the clients • Cited “I-Client” attitude award; ‘Star Employee’ for consistent and improved delivery mechanism

Education

  • Managing Successful Programs

    at Axelos Best Practice

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

  • Managing Successful Programme (Foundation)

    at Axelos Best Practice

    2015 - 2015 (1 year) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

  • Harvard Manage Mentor

    at Harvard Business School

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Hyderābād - Telangana

  • Program Management Overview

    at Tech Mahindra

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

  • Agile Implementations and Practices

    at Tech Mahindra

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

  • Project Management for Practioners

    at Tech Mahindra

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

  • Lean Six Sigma - Yellow Belt

    at Tech Mahindra

    2014 - 2014 (1 year) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

  • Master in Commerce

    at Singhania University

    2009 - 2011 (2 years) Jhunjhunūn - Rājasthān

  • Bachelor of Commerce

    at University of Chennai

    2000 - 2003 (3 years) Chennai - Tamil Nādu

Languages

  • English Native

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