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Mr Anand Thangaraju

Achiever's Success Story

Mr Anand Thangaraju’s exemplary professional journey

Anand is a results-driven business leader with over two decades of experience in the Financial Services industry. He is a P&L Leader with proven functional stints across Sales & Operations,  Business Development, Data & Analytics, Risk & Compliance, Cyber & Privacy and Product Mgmt. He often juggles multiple hats from Operator, Board Member, Public Speaker, ESG advocate and Angel Investor within the innovation ecosystem.

At Silicon Valley Bank, he supported Non-Financial risk management programs across the global markets with a focus on 1LOD Regulatory Affairs, risk transformation, Business & Product Risk and strategic remediation initiatives. He is an SME in Tech/Data/Cyber/Privacy/Business Continuity/Third-party Risks with notable stints in Risk Governance, Risk Reporting, Business Resiliency, Policies Oversight, Regulatory Change Mgmt., 1st LOD Compliance, Performance management, IT Governance Framework, Strategic Planning, Intra Group Outsourcing etc. He has experience across the three Lines of Defense and typically collaborates with Legal, Compliance, Finance & HR.

He is a lifelong learner and active contributor to ABA, PRMIA, ISACA, RMA, GARP and Tie Silicon Valley. He is also passionate about ESG advocacy and currently educating himself on topics including climate risk, sustainable investing, ESG Frameworks & Disclosure (United Nations SDGs, GRI, SASB, ISSB, SFDR, TCFD, CDP and US SEC Climate Disclosure) etc.

He is a regular speaker at roundtables and conferences on topics such as board governance, risk, FinTech disruption and banking regulatory landscape. He is an angel investor focused on AI/ML, Fintech and Climate tech startups.

He is an alumnus of the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad and College of Engineering Guindy (Anna University). He is a certified Board candidate on theBoardlist seeking and serving on Board positions for startups and non-profits.

He is an amateur vocalist and an adventure junkie. He has travelled to all corners of the little blue planet except Antarctica and hopes to create lifelong memories with his beautiful wife and daughter.

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