Prasanna Lohar

Prasanna Lohar

Chief Innovation Officer
DCB Bank

Innovation is my passion. Collabaoration is my attitude. Execution is my action. Architecture is my Forte.

Currently I am working as Innovation Head & Technical Architect at DCB Bank. I am practicing Innovation Implementation & Architecture Orchestration at DCB Bank.

I have launched Global Innovation program – “DCB Bank Innovation Carnival”. It will bring on Unique Experience of Innovation generation thru Hackathons & Accelerator programs in India. I have mentored more than 250 Startups during this program.

Iam associated with Many Accelerators, Partners, Education institutes to practice Open innovation thru Hackathons &Innovation Programs.

I am working with various FINTECH & BLOCKCHAIN Forums in India to create a Robust Innovation Ecosystem in India.

As part of DCB’s Digital& Architecture Transformation, I am 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 I have worked as Digital Bank Head & I am Part of various deliveries like India’s first Aadhaar & Biometric enabled ATM, Paperless A/c Opening - Zippi, India’s 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. I have Over 17 Years 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, Business Development

In 2017-2018, I have bagged many Leadership awards Most Influential Payment Professionals, TOP50 CIOs, Top 100 Innovative CIOs, Digital Leader of the Year, Top 20 BFSI Leaders. I have appeared in many BFSI Conferences as Key-Note Speaker & contributed to ecosystem