Gev Satarawalla joined CITI in 2007 where he has held various positions leading business and technology transformations. As the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Gev’s primary focus is creating technology-driven differentiators for CITI’s products and practices. He does this by staying updated on the latest technology trends, knowing the pulse of customers, being passionate about experimentation, striving for excellence, always learning, and never fearing the unknown. At CITI, Gev leads a Technology Innovation Tiger Team targeting new-age improvements across products, processes and infrastructure; evangelizes these innovations internally and externally; and collaborates with industry partners to devise paths for joint success in high-stakes initiatives.
A global executive with over 20 years of diverse experience across large enterprises as well as high-growth start-ups, Gev has successfully collaborated with and led product and technology teams across the US, Europe, and India. Armed with multi-technology expertise and rich experience across multiple industry verticals, he has successfully led technical product management for large-scale enterprise products that use new technologies to solve long-standing problems in unique ways for Fortune 500 companies and Government agencies.
Prior to joining CITI, Gev led Enterprise Applications at a multi-billion-dollar enterprise where he brought one of the world’s first SAP Retail implementations back from the brink of failure.
Gev holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Engineering from the University of Mumbai, which he earned while rapidly scaling an entrepreneurial technology venture that is 100% bootstrapped and profitable till date.