Shameek Kundu is Chief Data Officer (CDO) for Standard Chartered Bank globally. He is based in Singapore and is part of SCB’s global Leadership Team, and IT/ Operations Management team.
As CDO, Shameek is responsible for building the technology underpinning data and analytics (including Hadoop/ big data, traditional data warehouses and BI/ analytics) and the governance of data quality. The CDO team plays a key role in incubating and/ or enabling analytics initiatives in different parts of the business.
Since May 2016, Shameek has also taken on the additional role of Global Head, Architecture and Innovation. In this expanded role, Shameek is responsible for the bank’s ‘eXellerator’ lab in Singapore. The eXellerator acts as a platform to speed up the development and testing of ideas, through design thinking and rapid proto-typing.
Prior to joining SCB in 2009, Shameek was an Associate Partner in McKinsey & Company in their London office. Shameek holds an engineering degree from NIT Warangal and an MBA from IIM Calcutta.