Shouvik is a Technology and Risk Management leader in the Banking and Finance industry. Over the course of his 24-year career he has played various leadership roles in Global IT Governance & Delivery, Cybersecurity, Strategy, Risk Management and Vendor Management. He currently heads IT, Information Security, Third Party Risk & Vendor Management for Westamerica Bank with headquarters in California, USA.

Earlier, Shouvik seeded and managed the IT Global Services & Vendor Management function for Bank of the West, a BNP Paribas Group company, with his focus on Global IT Services & Third Party Governance covering Risk, Cybersecurity, Technology Delivery, Innovation, Performance, & Relationship Management.

Previously Shouvik was Head of Global Software Delivery Supply Chain Management for the HSBC Group based out of New York, London and Pune. At HSBC he founded, led and enhanced the Software Delivery Supply Chain Management function. In prior roles he has been a Product Manager, Functional Architect, Business Analyst and technology SME in Payments, Securities, Financial Messaging, Smart Cards, Systems Modelling and Multi-Channel Banking, working extensively in the Americas, Europe and Asia.

Shouvik holds an MBA from ENPC, Paris and a Bachelor’s degree in Technology from National Institute of Technology, India majoring in Electronics & Communication Engineering.