Ritesh is a Thought Leader, IT executive & Board Advisor with an entrepreneurial background. Ritesh has 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 & Blockchain for shipping. Recently he was building an enabling function to create the bank of the future at HSBC.
He is a regular speaker & author, Diversity & Inclusion advocate, mentor to UK Parliament Digital Service & startups. Advisor to Harvard Business Review (HBR), 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.