Sameer is a digital strategist focusing on removing friction across Banks, NBFCs, Fintechs and Software providers. He is working with Financial Institutions for establishing their digital strategy in alignment with business strategy. The digital strategy would generate value through increase in digital footprint / revenues / cross-sell. This would also reduce costs through productivity gains, automation and process realignment. Digital initiatives as part of strategy would include loan origination, Cross sell platform, Omnichannel platform, Analytics & AI, Mobility and Fintech tie-ups. Before starting his entrepreneurial journey, he was the Chief Technology Officer at DCB Bank. He was responsible for driving innovation and technology transformation across Digital Business, Core platform and Infrastructure. With more than 20 years of experience, Sameer has delivered high impact initiatives in DCB Bank like new lending and origination platforms, multiple mobility platforms, Aadhaar Based ATM, payments platforms, data centre migration, Infrastructure upgrade etc. Before joining DCB Bank, Sameer worked with Wipro as the Program Director and was responsible for driving implementation of Bhartiya Mahila Bank. Previously, Sameer worked with Infosys where he served from 2005 to 2012. During this period, he had managed multi-million dollar Finacle transformational assignments spanning across countries and cultures, like Core Banking Transformations in US & Czech Republic, Multi-country Direct banking roll-outs in Europe, Digital Implementation in Israel etc. He was also responsible for setting up pre-sales and implementation digital practice including Internet Banking and Mobility in Finacle. Prior to Infosys, he was part of core team responsible for launch of Kotak Mahindra Bank. He had led implementations across areas like Digital, Cash management, Treasury, Core Banking, Capital Market etc.