Ajaypal S. Banga is a businessperson who founded Cyber Readiness Institute and who has been at the helm of 5 different companies. Presently, Mr. Banga occupies the position of Chief Executive Officer & Director at Mastercard, Inc., Chief Executive Officer for Mastercard International, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mastercard, Inc.) and Vice Chairman & Member at The Business Council. Ajaypal S. Banga is also Co-Chairman of American India Foundation, Member-International Business Council at Forum Mondial de L'Economie, Member of The Economic Club of New York, Member of Weill Cornell Medical College and Member of Council on Foreign Relations, Inc. and on the board of 9 other companies.
He previously was 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., Marketing Director at PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd. and Co-Chairman at The Partnership for New York City.
Ajaypal S. Banga received an undergraduate degree from the University of Delhi and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management.