Previously, he held several senior technology roles at Microsoft.
New York-based investment services and management firm BNY Mellon has named Nitin Chandel as head of BNY Mellon Technology, India.
Chandel, is currently the Senior Vice President at Visa for its Developer Platform, where he leads a global team from India.
Chandel will report to Bridget Engle, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer of BNY Mellon, and will be based in Pune. He will lead a global technology team of close to 7,000, the company said on Monday.
Chandel’s role will be to help drive technology transformation, focusing on digitization and infrastructure resiliency and will lead recruitment and retention of top technology talent.
“We are pleased to welcome Nitin to our team of senior technologists, building strong capabilities in India,” said Engle. “His proven track record of developing and executing API strategies will be instrumental in helping us continue to bring solutions to partners and other third parties.”
At Visa, Chandel focused on making its services available as APIs to help partners develop new commerce and payment experiences. He also built Visa’s India Technology Center in Bengaluru.
Prior to Visa, Chandel held several senior technology roles at Microsoft, where he led Bing Ads development teams in Bengaluru, India, and in the company’s corporate headquarters in Redmond, Washington, U.S.
Chandel earned his bachelor’s degree in computer science from Delhi University.
BNY Mellon is a global investments company that provides financial services for institutions, corporations or individual investors across 35 countries.
As of March 31, 2018, BNY Mellon had $33.5 trillion in assets under custody and/or administration, and $1.9 trillion in assets under management.