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Meet Shanker, Global Industry Leader for Banking and Financial Markets


“IBM is a true meritocracy and your career acceleration is entirely dependent on your ability to make an impact and help achieve business outcomes.”

Putting Skills to Work
IBM allows me to “bring business and technology together to solve complex problems for banking, financial markets and insurance clients.”

As the Global Industry Leader for Banking and Financial Markets, Shanker is tasked with growing our GBS banking and financial services world wide. Shanker is also one of the founders of the Component Business Model initiative.

Global Teams
Shanker says, "I've been lucky enough to work in over 20 countries in his consulting career. He says IBM is a unique company to work at because of the "scale, talent skills, global reach, diversity and ability to achieve outcomes." IBM offers "global experience, domain knowledge and collaborative leadership."

Part of a Larger Community
Shanker says, "I have benefited immensely from mentors during my... career and I hope I am providing guidance to others who are relatively early in their career track. Helping talented consultants achieve their career ambitions is not only rewarding but also helps me become a better manager and consultant... "