Munish Mittal, Group Head-IT & Chief Information Officer of HDFC Bank has resigned from his position. According to sources, Rajesh Chavan, EVP-IT has also planned to put down his papers along with Mittal.
Mittal had been associated with the lender since 1996. He joined the bank as the IT Manager and went on to become the CIO of the group. During his tenure at the bank, Mittal has deployed several technologies namely AI/ML projects, cloud-driven tech models, DevOps, new APIs, data analytics, real time monitoring and more.
In its official communiqué, the bank stated that Mittal has moved on from his professional career in a bid focus on higher studies in a foreign university.
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In his tenure of over two decades at the bank, he revamped the bank’s IT infrastructure and helped the lender in navigating challenges such as recent HDFC Bank mobile application and rumors of data breach and other digital havoc.
According to his Linkedin profile, he holds about 32 years of experience in banking software & technology industry. At HDFC Bank, he was responsible for defining the IT strategy & Technology architecture to build a scale bank. As Group Head-IT & CIO of HDFC Bank, he helped in creating business value using IT, provide best in class digital solutions to Bank’s customers, ensure no business is missed where Technology is involved, implement suitable technology governance & policy framework, managing Cybersecurity landscape & regulatory compliance and handling of IT affairs at Bank’s board and nurture a talented IT team.