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Samit Soni, PhD

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Samit is a Partner based in Atlanta, Georgia. He is Partner in the Digital, Technology and Operations and Analytics Practice.  He has substantial experience across Financial Services, Technology, Telecoms and other industry verticals across a whole range of topics across IT Strategy and Architecture and Operations. 

Samit joined Oliver Wyman in early 2013. In this role he works with CEOs, Boards of Directors and other senior leaders of top Financial Services companies in the region on topics such as Management Strategy, Operating Model Design and Implementation, Technology Strategy and Architecture, Risk Management, Client Coverage models, Product and Distribution strategies, Cost Optimisation, Operational Excellence Governance and Regulatory Compliance. 

Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, Samit was on the Executive Management for Tech Mahindra (one of India’s largest technology and off shoring company) where he was responsible for their Business Services Group which was responsible for Consulting Services, BPO and KPO businesses.  He has extensive first hand experience in the various business models of such right-shoring models.

Prior to joining Oliver Wyman, Samit was Managing Director and Global Head of Credit Risk Control and Global Chief Operating Officer of the Retail Banking Products business at Standard Chartered Bank based in Singapore where his responsibilities included 

  • Working with the Global Business Head and the management team in the strategy development and execution for the Strategy of the business across Asia, Africa and the Middle East. 
  • Responsible for creating, implementing, and maintaining a world-class operating platform and control environment along with implementing the Target Operating Model for the business. 
  • Built robust standard policy and processes, and infrastructure with discipline ensuring cost efficiency and effectiveness 
  • Drive the product/segment/function transformation and change agenda required to execute business strategy 

Samit has a PhD from the University of Texas at Dallas and has served on the faculty at Vanderbilt University and the Georgia Institute of Technology.