Rajnish Kumar

Former Chairman - State Bank of India, State Bank of India

Economics, Finance
Digital Transformation, Leadership

Rajnish Kumar


Rajnish Kumar, the former Chairman of India's largest bank, the State Bank of India, has been a pivotal figure in the Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance (BFSI) sector. His illustrious career commenced as a Probationary Officer in a small Uttar Pradesh town in 1980, where he confronted local mafias and formidable trade unions, setting the stage for his unwavering dedication.

An advocate for technological innovation, Rajnish Kumar spearheaded the ascent of SBI YONO, propelling it into the upper echelons of top fintech and lifestyle apps. His visionary leadership redefined processes, facilitating the provision of pre-approved loans through astute data analytics, while significantly enhancing the bank's digital lending portfolio.

Rajnish Kumar's indomitable spirit and technological acumen have left an enduring impact on the BFSI sector, driving its digital transformation and guiding it towards a dynamic, technology-driven future.


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