Akshaya Gaur

FinTech & Digital Transformation Expert, Founder & CEO at Aayan Consulting and Former CIO at Mashreq Bank

Akshaya Gaur

FinTech & Digital Transformation Expert, Founder & CEO at Aayan Consulting and Former CIO at Mashreq Bank

Biography

Akshaya Gaur is the founder of Aayan, an independent Advisory service in the Banking Technology space. Akshaya works with Banks, Tech companies and Entrepreneurs. He is on the Advisory Board of Intech50 – an organisation committed to creating a positive eco-system for young entrepreneurs. In addition, Akshaya is on the Advisory Board of three start-ups and a Mentor to another in the FinTech space.
Akshaya is the ex-CIO, Mashreq Bank and CEO, Mindscape IT. He was a member of the Board of Directors of Mashreq Global Services, Mashreq’s fully-owned subsidiary in Bangalore and a Member of the Executive Leadership Forum of the Bank.
Akshaya maintains a strong focus on customer experience, using analytics to better service the customer, and the innovation required to deliver CX. He successfully delivered Mashreq Bank’s strategic agenda of creating a culture of innovation with a focus on digital transformation, big data, mobility, cloud, and straight-through processing.
Prior to this Akshaya worked with Standard Chartered Bank for 23 years in senior leadership roles covering the UK, Africa and Asia.
For more info about Akshaya see – https://www.linkedin.com/in/akshaya/