JP  Rangaswami

JP Rangaswami

Deutsche Bank

JP Rangaswami is the Chief Data Officer for Group Technology and Operations (GTO); he joined Deutsche Bank in January 2015.

As Chief Data Officer JP is responsible for enhancing the Bank’s data quality and controls. The objective is to raise data quality and governance at the Bank to a level of excellence so it can be used to help advance the Bank’s digital strategy and competitive advantage.

Originally an economist and financial journalist, JP has 34 years of experience in information technology, primarily in the financial sector. Prior to joining the Bank, JP was the Chief Scientist at Salesforce.com where he drove forward the business’s products and social service innovation capabilities, leading to him ranking 4th in Computer Weekly's 2013 list of the most influential people in IT. He has previously held senior IT positions at a number of leading multinational organisations including BT plc and Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein where he was named CIO of the Year by Waters Magazine in 2003, CIO Innovator of the Year by the European Technology Forum in 2004 and European Innovator of the Year by Innovate in 2005.

JP is a popular keynote speaker, specialising in the future of work, disruptive technologies and innovation. His TED talk "Information is food" and his ‘confusedofcalcutta.com’ blog are particularly popular with enterprise technologists. He is also a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, a Trustee of the Web Science Trust and a Trustee of the Computer History Museum.

Over the years JP has also written for a number of books and publications; The Cluetrain Manifesto, The Gameful World, and Scientific American.

As a venture partner for Anthemis Group and an advisory board member of Byte Night, a charity helping homeless young people, JP is passionate about helping and developing others.