Mr. Rawal's assignments have spanned strategy development, business process design, IT transformation, IT and Business Process Outsourcing for global firms, including JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse, DTCC, London Stock Exchange, Thomson Reuters, ING, Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, JTSB and Nomura. Mr. Rawal led technology modernization programs and large-scale transformation projects that required significant IT operational improvement and cost optimization.
Prior to joining A&M, Mr. Rawal was the COO of a FinTech company focused on algorithmic trade execution & Smart Order Routing. He was also a partner in Accenture’s Capital Markets group, where he was instrumental in building their Capital Markets Data Management services business.
Recently, he was interim technology lead for a $1 billion not-for-profit organization, where Mr. Rawal led various work streams to formulate a strategy and implement a transformation program to align with changing business requirements. Mr. Rawal recruited and on-boarded a new IT leadership team
He was also interim technology advisor to a leading mortgage servicing bank, where Mr. Rawal provided interim management while a new CIO was recruited. He led the IT team to focus on meeting critical business needs and establishing IT best practices
He was also Advisor to the CFO and Board of Directors of a healthcare services company, where Mr. Rawal socialized a more efficient operating model and identified EBITDA improvement opportunities.
Additionally, Mr. Rawal was interim CIO of a professional services organization, where he focused on implementing service delivery and project management rigor across the corporate IT organization; prioritizing the work to focus on introducing stability across the IT platform and defining a high level IT Strategy which was transitioned to a new CIO.
He also led a research and benchmarking effort for a large global foundation to support their program focused on improving availability of financial services for the poor. Mr. Rawal worked closely with the foundation to review capabilities of their focus countries and presented findings to payment systems executives, central bank and CEOs of top 10 banks in one such country.
Mr. Rawal also worked with two leading investment banks on remediating third party vendor risk management capabilities, developing and implementing policies, processes and capabilities at both firms.
Mr. Rawal earned a bachelor’s degree in business information systems from Staffordshire University in the U.K. He has authored numerous papers on data management, electronic execution and algorithmic smart order routing.