Intellect Design Arena Ltd, a cloud-native, future-ready, multi-product FinTech company for the worldâ€™s leading financial and insurance clients, today announced the appointment of Uppili Srinivasan, Business Head for Digital, Payments and Liquidity, as a President of the company.
Mr Uppili Srinivasan, fondly known as Upps, has been a key figure in the development of what is now Intellect Design Arena for thirty years. Starting in 1992 soon after his graduation from BITS, Pilani, Mr Srinivasan had many successes at Citicorp Overseas Software unit (COSL), He then became a key figure in Polaris, leading a large Business Solution Center, and most recently has been a senior leader with Intellect Design Arena, where he has donned multiple caps, from Pre-Sales, Solutioning, Engineering, Delivery to Business Leadership - all successfully. Mr Srinivasan also has many wins and accolades to his credit: he has been a part of every significant deal that the business has won in its journey.
From designing Intellectâ€™s first Digital product, Contextual Banking Experience (CBX) â€“ which has been licenced by many banks, is used by corporations throughout the world, and remains at the technological edge with its latest MACH-compliant incarnation â€“ to delivering the liquidity platform from Intellect Global Transaction Banking (iGTB) that runs over $4 trillion sweeps and $35 trillion notional pools per annum, he has worked on practically every single IP platform of COSL/Polaris/Intellect, from Core Banking to Lending to Corporate Banking. Mr Srinivasan now leads one of the key successful business units that power Intellectâ€™s success in the Western hemisphere.
Mr Arun Jain, Chairman and Managing Director, Intellect Design Arena Ltd, commented, â€œIntellect is now well advanced on its transition from a product company to a fintech platform, and I am delighted to appoint Upps, an astute business manager who focuses on end-to-end value creation, as a President of the company in recognition of his contribution.â€ He added â€œA significant contribution from Upps has been the number of leaders he has groomed that are today in pivotal roles across Intellect. We see Upps as a holistic and inspirational leader â€“ for his passion, ability to put the organisation and team ahead of himself, result orientation, focus on the last 2%, customer centricity and above all honest, hands-on leadership approach.
Mr Srinivasan said â€œI am honoured to be recognised in this way and it has been a tremendous journey. Creating value for banks is a passion of mine and with Intellect I have been fortunate to be able to do that across products, markets and customer segments. Intellect is a unique place that values and encourages personal and business growth. I look forward to steering my business and Intellect itself as we fulfil their huge potential with growing shareholder value in the years to come.â€