Ketan Vanjara is the CTO and Enterprise Coach at Berkadia. Prior to Berkadia, he was the Global CIO for Core Banking, SAPIs and Microservices at HSBC. In addition to working for other MNCs like Microsoft and SunGard, Ketan also ran software startups focused on building mCommerce apps and other software products on mobile platforms.

Ketan has led large global teams and created innovative and disruptive software products and platforms in the financial sector as well as productivity space (MS Office). With over 30 years of experience, he has seen the evolution of technology from punch cards and mainframes, through mid-range and client server followed by web, mobile and now, cloud and devices.

A curious tech futurist, Ketan has lot of faith in human potential and strongly believes the future belongs to imagination, inspiration and collaboration.

Affiliations & Memberships

  • Mortgage Bankers' Association
  • CRETECH

Industry Specialization & Skills

  • Thought & Transformation Leadership
  • Futuristic Strategy, Innovation and Execution
  • Startup Mindset, Hands On
  • Software Product Development
  • People Management & Development
  • Global Delivery Model
  • Large Program and Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Software Architecture and Design, including setting and implementing patterns and standards
  • Software Engineering (Agile, SecDevOps, CI/CD, SE Automation, SRE, et al)
  • Legacy modernization / integration
  • Vendor / 3rd Party engagement and product licensing including contract reviews and negotiations
  • Governance, Risk, Audit, Compliance
  • COBOL, RPG, C, C++ through Client Server (largely Oracle), Web, Devices (Android, iOS) and Cloud

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