Gaurav Sharma

Chief Technology Officer

Mr Gaurav Sharma is a seasoned professional with over 25 years of experience in Financial Services Technologies. He is currently serving as the CTO at IIFL Finance. Gaurav's expertise lies in product development, technology strategy, and project management. He is skilled in developing and implementing innovative solutions, leading cross-functional teams, and building strong relationships with stakeholders. He has a proven track record of driving growth and creating value through technology. Gaurav graduated from IIT Roorkee with a degree in Mechanical Engineering. He has since been working with leading financial services companies in the product, technology, and analytics domain. He began his career in June 1995 with Tata Consultancy Services as a founding team member of TCS Bancs, a financial services product. During his 10-year tenure at TCS, he led the development of the Securities Trading & Administration modules of TCS Bancs and successfully implemented them for numerous large financial services organisations worldwide. In 2005, Gaurav moved to Max Life Insurance, where he led the Product Development Team and drove several transformative projects, including adopting digital tools to enhance sales across channels such as agency, bancassurance, and online. In 2015, he also started a B2C product startup to solve customer service issues. Before his current role at IIFL Finance, he served as the Group CTO for L&T Financial Services and briefly at Poonawalla Fincorp.

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