With Zakarde at the helm of IDBI Bank’s data and analytics initiatives, the financial institution is poised to embark on a transformative journey towards harnessing the full potential of data
Data Bodyguard Vivek Zakarde joined IDBI BANK LTD as the General Manager IT and Head of Analytics, signaling a strategic shift towards data-driven decision-making and digital transformation. Zakarde brings a wealth of experience and a proven track record in the world of data, AI, and data science.
Zakarde, a seasoned expert in the field of data analytics, expressed his gratitude to the Managing Director (MD) and Deputy Managing Director (DMD) for entrusting him with this pivotal role. He is poised to play a crucial part in shaping the bank’s analytical direction, making data analytics the central nervous system of the organization.
“I have a passion for building and leading high-powered teams to deliver data-driven results, improving products, services, and business processes,” stated Zakarde. He intends to drive a digital transformation agenda at IDBI Bank, making data analytics an integral part of decision-making and accelerating the adoption of artificial intelligence.
Prior to joining IDBI Bank, Zakarde served as the Senior Vice President of Analytics at Indusind Bank and held leadership roles in data engineering, data science, and business intelligence at renowned tech companies, including India Infoline Group, Reliance General Insurance Ltd, EXL Services, and WNS. His global experience includes collaborating with esteemed clients such as British Gas (UK), Ford Motors (US), Suncorp Bank (Australia), and TORM Shipping (Denmark).
Known for his proficiency in big data, AI, and data science, Zakarde has consistently built and led successful data science, data engineering, and BI teams throughout his career. His ability to add value to businesses through data management and strategic alignment has earned him a stellar reputation on the global stage.
With Zakarde at the helm of IDBI Bank’s data and analytics initiatives, the financial institution is poised to embark on a transformative journey towards harnessing the full potential of data. As the world increasingly turns to data-driven decision-making and embraces advanced technologies, IDBI Bank is well-positioned to remain at the forefront of the industry under Zakarde’s leadership.
This strategic appointment underscores IDBI Bank’s commitment to innovation, digitization, and delivering exceptional value to its customers in an ever-evolving financial landscape. Vivek Zakarde’s expertise and vision are set to drive the bank’s data-centric evolution, making IDBI Bank a trailblazer in the era of data analytics and artificial intelligence.
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