Rajashekara Maiya is responsible for charting Finacle’s product strategy and defining its product roadmap, strategic acquisitions, alliance partner- ships, and client engagements. He represents the company while interacting with external stakeholders such as analysts and the media. He is also responsible for the pre-sales function at Finacle. He has played several roles across diverse areas, including product management, solution architecture, implementation, and pre-sales over the last 17 years at Infosys. Maiya has been instrumental in the conceptualization and planning of Finacle Enterprise – the latest addition to the Finacle portfolio designed to deliver simplified transformation and progressive modernization capabilities to global banks. Maiya specializes in core banking, risk management, regulations, and compliance. He has been quoted on these and other topics in reputed publications such as Forbes, The Banker, Banking Technology, The Economist, Business Line, BBC Radio, and the Economic Times. He is on the expert panel of the McKinsey Quarterly; is a member of the XBRL Abstract Modelling Task Force (AMTF) Group; and is an Associate member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India. Maiya holds several patents and has pending patents in the areas of partner portals, delivery channels, offline banking, and customer experience. Prior to joining Infosys in 1997, Maiya was an audit manager with an accountancy practice. He holds a master’s degree in commerce, specializing in banking, costing, and taxation.