episode 632

FIS Chief Technology and Digital Officer Sangy Vatsa on Investing in Innovation

Sangy Vatsa is the Executive Vice President and Chief Technology and Digital Officer of FIS, a financial services company that offers payments and merchant services, banking, and capital markets offerings earning roughly $13 billion in annual revenue.Sangy's held that role for roughly a year. He's an executive with deep financial services experience, having been the Global Chief Information Officer at Comerica for roughly four years prior to his current role and was a Business Unit Chief Information Officer multiple times over at American express prior to that. January 27, 2022

631: In this interview, Sangy discusses his transformational journey and sources of innovation using digital technology. He gives his view of the future of tech at FIS marshaling the efforts of a team of roughly 11,000 colleagues in his organization and curating an ecosystem of partners to invest in modernizing innovations. Sangy also discusses the shifting expectations of employees and customers, evolving uses of cloud technology, traits of a transformational leader, as well as the tech trends that are on Sangy’s radar.

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This episode is sponsored by Splunk and Cisco.


The World Class IT principles in yellow were the focus of this interview

  • 01 1- People
  • 02 2- Infrastructure
  • 03 3- Project and Portfolio Management
  • 04 4- IT & Business Partnership
  • 05 5- External Partnerships

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