Speaker Profiles

"Sustainability and Technology"

Panel Session 3: Sustainability & Technology

Title: "Accelerated Technology Trends – Innovations Shaping Businesses Today"

Panel Speaker 2

Mr Rajeev Tummala

Director – Digital & Data/ Security Services

Rajeev TUMMALA is a Director in Digital and Data team for HSBC’s Markets & Securities Services Business in Singapore. He joined HSBC in April 2018. He works on the product strategy, implementation, interacts with clients and industry counterparts in regional markets on the overall digital agenda in support of HSBC strategy. He has been involved primarily in shaping up the agenda for servicing of Digital Assets with Markets and Securities Services. He is engaged with Clients, Financial Market infrastructure providers on implications of DLT for and securities issuance and associated asset servicing. He is HSBC’s lead in the efforts with SGX and Temasek on Bond tokenisation and on Orchid Bond Structure. He is the product lead for the Digital asset and distributed ledger product proposition. He was with Bank of America Merrill Lynch for 10 years prior to joining HSBC and was in various leadership positions in their Asia Global Markets Technology and Securities Operations Transformation teams. He is a business technologist with a keen eye for exploring the effective use of emerging capabilities of technology in Capital Markets & Securities Services. He has worked with Broker Dealers and Securities Services Technology providers for over 20 years (in India, Japan, HK and Singapore) across a range of Innovation, Technology, Data, Change and Service delivery roles. His focus has been on business transformation and has deep experience in business and technology strategy, transformation and cost optimization. Since 2015, Rajeev has focused on innovation, applications of artificial intelligence (AI) and distributed ledger technology (DLT) on Securities Services and has had responsibility for engaging with Fintech start-ups related to AI and DLT solutions. Rajeev has an MBA (High Honour’s) from Booth School of Business, University of Chicago and a Bachelor of Engineering from BITS-Pilani in India.