Ritesh Jain, COO | CTO, Former COO, Digital Technology Foundation, HSBC & A Member of the Harvard Business Review Advisory Council, UK
Ritesh is a Thought Leader, IT executive , Board Advisor and angel investor with two decades of global experience in Digital Technology, Business Transformation, and Operations with fortune 500 companies like HSBC, VISA, Maersk to name a few. He led milestone changes in Financial Services, Fin-tech, Shipping, Telecom, and Government. Led Apple Pay for VISA & Apple, led transformation at Maersk - introduced milestone changes in shipping industry like instant shipment booking platform & Block-chain for shipping. Recently as a COO / Global Head of Digital Tech at HSBC he was building an enabling function to create the bank of the future at HSBC.
He is a regular speaker & author, Diversity & Inclusion advocate & champion, mentor to UK Parliament Digital Service & startups. Advisor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes Tech Council, Payment regulators and Government bodies for women empowerment, child rights protection and working on initiatives in Social & Financial inclusion along with Open Banking in EU & Africa.
Currently working on a few initiatives in Africa and Europe for social and financial inclusion, & supporting Open Banking in Africa with the purpose to offer alternative financial services solutions to the unbanked population in the region.