Akber Jaffer

Akber Jaffer

Chief Strategy Officer & Chief of Staff, Finastra

Having spent several years immersed in Silicon Valley tech startups, Akber is passionate about the power of technology to transform and disrupt.

He is a keen supporter of the startup and VC-based communities, as well as a champion for a culture of internal innovation. He combines a long-term commercial vision with practical experience to connect ideas, technology and people, in order to bring propositions to life and create customer value.

Akber joined Finastra (formerly Misys) from Colt Technology Services, where he managed its Data Centre Services business, as well as holding various corporate roles across Business Development, Strategy and Architecture. He spent three years on assignment in Asia, where he was accountable for investments into the region and operations for an acquired business. He has also been a management consultant across the financial services and technology sectors.

Akber holds a BSc. in Economics. He also holds a MSc. in Information Systems and is a graduate from LSE, as well as being an AMP graduate from Harvard Business School.

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