Ajaypal S. Banga is a businessperson who founded Cyber Readiness Institute and who has been at the helm of 6 different companies. Mr. Banga is President, Chief Executive Officer & Director at Mastercard, Inc. and Chief Executive Officer for Mastercard International, Inc. (a subsidiary of Mastercard, Inc.).
He is also on the board of The American National Red Cross, Dow Wolff Cellulosics GmbH & Co. KG, U.S.-India Business Council (former Chairman) and The Business Council and Co-Chairman at 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 of The Economic Club of New York, Member-International Business Council at Forum Mondial de L'Economie and Member of Weill Cornell Medical College.
Ajaypal S. Banga previously occupied the position of President at Citigroup North America, Inc., Member of US India CEO Forum, Chief Executive Officer-Asia Pacific at Citigroup, Inc., Principal at Nestlé India Ltd. and Marketing Director for PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd.
Ajaypal S. Banga received an undergraduate degree from the University of Delhi and an MBA from Indian Institute of Management.