Ajaypal S. Banga is a businessperson who founded Cyber Readiness Institute and who has been at the head of 5 different companies. Presently, Mr. Banga holds the position of President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Mastercard, Inc., Chief Executive Officer at Mastercard International, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mastercard, Inc.) and Vice Chairman & Member at The Business Council. Mr. Banga is also Co-Chairman of The Partnership for New York City, Co-Chairman at American India Foundation, Member of Peter G. Peterson Institute for International Economics, Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Inc., Member-International Business Council at Forum Mondial de L'Economie, Member of The Economic Club of New York and Member of Weill Cornell Medical College and on the board of 8 other companies.
Ajaypal S. Banga previously occupied the position of President-Retail Banking Division at Citigroup North America, Inc., Member of US India CEO Forum, Chief Executive Officer-Asia Pacific at Citigroup, Inc., Principal at Nestlé India Ltd., Business Head at OneMain Financial, Inc. and Marketing Director of PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd.
Mr. Banga received an undergraduate degree from the University of Delhi and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management.