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Deepak Sharma Joins Suryoday Small Finance Bank Board for Digital Expertise

Deepak Sharma has recently joined the board of directors at Suryoday Small Finance Bank Ltd. Previously, during his tenure as President and Chief Digital Officer at Kotak Mahindra Bank, he played a pivotal role in developing and expanding the bank’s digital business, including the establishment of the Digital Bank 811, across retail and SME sectors. Having spent approximately 16 years at Kotak Mahindra Bank, he undertook various roles within the organization.

Sharma spearheaded several initiatives encompassing digital platforms, product engineering, and customer-facing applications. His responsibilities involved shaping the bank’s digital strategy, overseeing its transformation, managing payments, fostering innovation, and exploring opportunities in wealth tech, fintech, startups, and future-ready initiatives. He adeptly utilized emerging technologies and solutions such as India stack (OCEN, AA, ONDC, etc.) to drive the bank’s growth.

Presently, Sharma extends his expertise to leading Indian and global enterprises, including Fortune 100 companies, assisting them in formulating digital strategies, developing digital platforms, implementing digital marketing and distribution strategies, enhancing analytics and data capabilities, and talent acquisition. He collaborates closely with CEOs, boards, and global venture capitalists, offering insights through gap analysis, digital transformation strategies, and innovative business models in banking, wealth tech, artificial intelligence, software as a service (SaaS), and fintech domains. With over 28 years of diverse experience, including more than a decade as a digital leader in senior positions, Sharma brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to his new role at Suryoday Small Finance Bank Ltd.