Chief Business Officer and Global Head of Infosys Finacle
Sanat Rao is the Director at EdgeVerve. Sanat has over 26 years of experience in international banking and technology led business transformations. His experience spans strategic partnerships with clients through their digital journey across multiple markets globally. In his present role, Sanat is responsible for growing the Finacle business and driving industry leadership with innovations in the banking space. Having started his career at ANZ Bank, a global financial institution headquartered in Australia, Sanat has had stints with marquee global financial technology organizations. In his previous role as Vice President and Senior Partner at IBM, he was responsible for a portfolio of offerings including cloud consulting services, CIO Advisory, core banking, digital foundation and payments in the BFSI space. He was also deeply engaged with FinTech companies in identifying and nurturing new partnerships that could prove disruptive in the market. Prior to that, for nearly 14 years till 2013, Sanat played a variety of global roles as part of the Infosys Finacle organization, helping build and scale the brand, with the last position as the Global Head of Client Services and Alliances. In this role, he was responsible driving global sales, client engagement, and strategic alliances for Finacle globally. Sanat's expertise of the banking and financial technology industry is exemplary, having previously been responsible for Infosys' global banking product strategy for the entire Finacle suite. Sanat is based in London but spends much of his time travelling globally to engage with clients.