Prior to his current role of managing Technology in Chennai, Akshaya held the responsibilities for strategic category management for technology and the optimisation of sourcing model, thereby delivering business value through effective vendor management and governance practices.
Ever since he joined Standard Chartered Bank in 1989, Akshaya has held several key technology roles in the Bank, including Head of Technology ( India ), Y2K Technology Programme Manager (Africa) and Regional Head of Information Systems ( Africa ). Akshaya has also spearheaded the Banks application outsourcing programme.
Akshaya brings with him several years of experience garnered from his career in the IT Industry. He was among the pioneer Indian software development professionals to be placed in USA, as early as 1980. He has worked in various capacities from Software Development & Export, Data Centre Management, Sales, Product Management and Marketing.
Akshaya holds a Bachelor of Technology (Civil Engineering) degree from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and a Post Graduate degree in Systems & Marketing from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, India.