Sopnendu Mohanty is the Chief Financial Technology (Fintech) Officer of Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS). He is responsible for creating development strategies and regulatory policies around technology innovation to “better manage risks, enhance efficiency and strengthen competitiveness in the financial sector”. Prior to joining MAS, Mohanty was with Citibank as their Global Head of the Consumer Lab Network and Programs, which included driving innovation programs and managing innovation labs across multiple geographies globally.
Mohanty has spent 20 years in the APAC region and held various roles in technology, finance, productivity, and business development. He was Citibank’s APAC regional head of Branch operations along with heading the Consumer Innovation Lab in Singapore. He spent a significant time in Japan, where he was Citibank’s Retail Business Development head and also did leadership stints in various functions within operations and technology. Globally, he played a significant subject matter expert role in driving Citibank’s global smart banking program, to transform bank’s physical network to digital first, smart & innovative, client-centric and highly delightful customer engagement center.
Mohanty has co-authored various patented work in the area of retail distribution of financial sector. He is based in Singapore, loves traveling, reads history and pursues culinary innovation as a hobby.