Who we are - Founder

Dr. Sudhir Alankar
Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Sudhir Alankar is an accomplished senior executive experienced in Financial Services with very strong technical skills, superb analytical, superior interpersonal and excellent presentation skills.

An entrepreneurial visionary and strong leader, Sudhir has over 20 years of experience in banking, capital markets, and insurance as a chief risk officer, chief credit officer, and executive advisor to CEOs, at leading banks (National City, MBNA, NextCard, Merrill Lynch) spanning all retail products - distressed assets, mortgages, home equity, credit cards, unsecured loans & lines, auto loans, deposits, education finance across all markets.

Prior to founding APASAN, Sudhir was a Chief Scientist & Architect at Accenture’s Global Markets & Innovation Execution Analytics where he led the design, development, implementation and management of next-generation informatics and advanced predictive analytics world-class solutions. His responsibilities were for Global Financial Services across North America, Europe & Latin America, and Asia Pacific Banking, Capital Markets, and Insurance industries.

Sudhir acted as a trusted advisor in identifying and creatively solving complex problems, designing/restructuring critical processes, and fundamentally transforming the way a company operates, in order to help them become a high-performance business.

Sudhir was also an Executive in the North America Financial Services Operating Unit with leadership responsibilities for Accenture's Retail Banking Risk Management & Analytics in North America.

Dr. Alankar has deep expertise in risk management & predictive analytics, business management & product launch, business growth & profitability, retail banking strategy, business re-engineering, targeted marketing & customer management, total credit cycle management, customer relationship management, and model development.

Sudhir has the ability to direct large change efforts, identify and solve complex business issues, and has helped financial service institutions to achieve credit and business excellence through innovative credit strategies, predictive analytics and phased implementation approach.

Dr. Alankar's thorough understanding of the P&L drivers of banking & insurance businesses across all market segments had helped him to successfully launch several credit products and implement total credit cycle management for retail banks and insurance companies.

Dr. Alankar holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science with specialization in Neural Networks and Artificial Intelligence, and a B.S. in Electrical Engineering qualifications.

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