Gopi Krishnan

Chief Information Officer at Al Hilal Bank

Gopi Krishnan

Chief Information Officer at Al Hilal Bank

Biography

Gopi Krishnan (known as Krish) is a seasoned Banking & Technology professional with successful track record of spearheading technology and business transformations for the past 19+ years. As an experienced change agent who is passionate about leading “Business Turn-around” situations, he has been helping executive management to get the best return on their technology investments and to use technology as a competitive advantage. His career includes key management positions in Citigroup, Fidelity Investments, First Gulf Bank, BankMuscat International and Qatar Islamic Bank.

Krish is widely recognised in banking industry for his thought leadership and accomplishments in the space of digital transformations and running IT like a Business. He was acknowledged as the “Chief Digital Officer of the Year across all GCC nations” at CDO Conclave 2017. Previously he has also been voted CIO of the Year across all Financial Institutions in MENA by MEFTECH in March 2016. Krish has a Postgraduate Diploma (MBA) from IIMM, India and has also garnered various industry certifications on IT & Information Security.