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A melting pot of thinkers and doers, our solid core team with interdisciplinary expertise, have helped transform local and global businesses in the vast and diverse Fintech ecosystem.

Recognized among Fintech Asia Top 100 by, Sameer leads the The Digital Fifth team. A digital veteran with over two decades of experience spanning across Asia, Europe and America, he has won multiple Best CIO and Innovation Awards

He brings experience of building technology setups for banks, driving multiple digital initiatives, and responsible for multiple turnarounds of projects

You will often find him sharing his knowledge and conducting in-depth training sessions at industry events, and various institutions

  • Led technology and digital for DCB Bank as CTO
  • Managed multiple banking programs in WIPRO as Program Director
  • Built multiple Digital Banks, Internet Banking, Mobile
  • Banking in Finacle, Infosys as Domain Expert and Delivery Manager
  • Founding Member of Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Headed Digital, Payments and Core Banking
  • Implementations of Citibank

Over 17 years of experience in managing technology setup and security & governance functions, worked on design & execution of digital strategy & transformation initiatives

Managed Technology Infrastructure, Digital Banking & Governance function at Bank, as well Build Open Banking strategy & implementation of same for Bank including onboarding of partners

Deep understanding of banking technologies, Won IDC award for Omni Channel Framework

Build Technology & Digital Strategy for DCB Bank

Built sales teams nationally, building sales funnel and revenue stream from ground zero for multiple products – TV channels, print, Martech product launched and made them

  • Print : TOI Hyderabad and ET Cochin Edition
  • Regional News Channel: PT News, V6 News
  • Regional GEC: PY
  • Radio: Hello FM
  • Martech Product: Resultricks (Omni channel Marketing Automation Tool)
  • Fintech: Credolab, Lokyata, GLIB

New product launch strategies through Digital platform

  • Auto: Swift, Dzire, Ertiga
  • Consumer durables: Whirlpool
  • Insurance: Met Life
  • FMCG: Oriflame
  • Education: LPU and The Digital Fifth Certification Program


  • B2B: IFTA, Brand Equity Quiz
  • B2C: Filmfare and Femina regional

Hands-on experience in managing Payments and API technologies, part of core banking migration and digital transformation teams

Deep understanding of Digital products and experience in managing products from technology perspective

Active participation in shaping up payments stack and digital solutions for Banks and technology experience from MNCs

  • Managed payments technology infrastructure for Bank
  • Experienced in setting up API banking framework and solutions around the same
  • Developed and managed applications running on PPIs
  • Active participation in managing interfaces migration for core banking upgrade