Sudhir Pai

I am the EVP and Chief Technology & Innovation Officer (CTIO) for the Global Financial Services business at Capgemini. I am also a thought leader, speaker, blogger and business advisor for the CXO’s in the finance industry. I happen to have published over 100 blogs since last year and have been praised for being practical, relevant, actionable and hands-on.

As an advisor, I like focusing on sparking Innovation, embracing Ecosystem for significant business impacts and assisting organisations to face Technology disruptions. I have been elected as a Fellow for developing Fintech & Blockchain ecosystem at Singapore Institute of Management and serves as a board member for Innovation Precinct at University of Swinburne. A start-up advisor and  Mentor at Zone Start-up hub Mumbai, T-Hub in Hyderabad and Startupbootcamp in Melbourne. I believe in continuous learning, recently completed my studies around AI for Business Strategy at MIT. I carry tremendous passion for Blockchain and Distributed Ledger Technologies. I was a speaker at SIBOS 2019 & IDC events and my topics on ‘Beyond Banking’, ‘Bank as an Ecosystem’ resonated extremely well with industry leaders and CXO’s.

My current research topics include measuring and monitoring ‘Trust P&L’ for financial organisations and ‘Consent Economy’ for next generation of consumers.

As a CTIO, I am currently responsible for:

  • Developing connected ecosystems of Start-ups, Fintechs, Universities, Regulators and the Government to serve future business needs.
  • Proactively investing in disruptive technology solutions, primarily in the areas of Customer Experience and Operational Efficiencies.
  • Developing new business models to open up additional channels of revenue through innovative ideas and cross industry connects.

Sudhir is constantly driving Innovation agenda for clients through Capgemini’s Applied Innovation Exchange program, co-creating solutions that can be scaled for Enterprise Needs. Previously CTO for Capgemini Australia business, he pioneered in setting up a SMAC (Social, Mobile, Analytics and Cloud) lab, building market presence in disruptive technologies. Sudhir has over 22 years of global IT service industry experience, working in diverse technology, delivery and engagement roles. He has served global clients from the US, UK, Japan, Middle East, India and Australia.

Sudhir Pai

My experience

Executive Vice President, Chief Technology & Innovation Officer, Financial Services @ Capgemini

In January 2017

Chief Technology Officer - Global Financial Services Strategic Business Unit @ Capgemini

In March 2016

Chief Technology Officer - Capgemini Australia/NewZealand @ Capgemini

In January 2014

Vice President @ Capgemini

In January 2012

Director & Practice Lead, ADM Business, Capgemini Australia @ Capgemini

From July 2009 to February 2010

Program Director & Asst Vice President @ Information Technology and Services

From July 1998 to July 2009

Senior Software Engineer @ Computer Software

From January 1997 to July 1998

Latest Publications


New Shenzhen AIE connects Asian clients to global technology

Sudhir Pai

We are excited to announce that Capgemini has just opened our newest AIE, in Shenzhen, China....


Blockchain for enterprises—hype vs. reality? What’s new in 2018?

Sudhir Pai

I believe that the world has moved on from “What is blockchain?” to “How do I develop new...