Mr Prasanna Lohar currently works as the Innovation Head & Technical Architect at DCB Bank practicing Innovation Implementation & Architecture Orchestration at the Bank.
He has launched the Global Innovation program - DCB Bank Innovation Carnival, which will bring on the unique experience of the innovation generation through hackathons and accelerator programs in India. He has mentored more than 250 Startups during this program. He is also associated with many accelerators, partners, education institutes to practice open innovation thru hackathons and innovation programs. He also works with various FINTECH & BLOCKCHAIN forums in India to create a robust innovation ecosystem the country.
As part of DCBs Digital & Architecture Transformation, he is closely associated with new & latest technology assimilation, experimentation, innovative customer servicing & engagement, robust architecture implementation, fintech & startup alignment, open innovation practices, collaboration with other banks on various initiatives.
At DCB he has worked as Digital Bank Head and ispart of various deliveries like Indias first aadhaar & biometric enabled ATM, paperless a/c opening - Zippi, Indias first omni-channel framework for bank, mobile banking & mobile apps, internet banking initiative, Unified Payment Interface (UPI), Bharat Bill Payment, API Management, Switch & Cards relevant initiatives.
Mr Lohar has over 17years of industry experience in engineering and development, product development, organization strategy & governance, risk audit compliance management, business process management, enterprise architecture, mobile apps, digital transformation, fintech, e-commerce, payments, platform and product innovation, data science, machine learning, artificial intelligence, open stack, cloud computing, analytics, big data, IOT, BlockChain, UI-UX, product roadmap strategy and business development.
In 2017-2018, I was awarded several Leadership awards and recognition including Most Influential Payment Professionals, TOP 50 CIOs, Top 100 Innovative CIOs, Digital Leader of the Year and Top 20 BFSI Leaders. He has appeared in many BFSI conferences as Key-Note Speakerand has made notable contributions to the ecosystem.