Group Digital & Information Officer
In July 2023, Ali Khan was appointed to lead UniCredit's digital transformation efforts as Group Digital & Information Officer. Ali is a senior technology executive who joined the bank from PwC's Cloud Innovation & Engineering practice, which he led as Senior Partner for several years.
Across his previous roles at PwC and EY, he has accumulated deep experience of working with major international banks - including HSBC, Citi and UniCredit itself - having led the framing of the cloud strategy and corresponding execution for multiple boards of some of the largest banks in the US and Europe. As part of this, he has successfully designed, built and led some of the largest migrations in financial services from hosted and mainframe portfolios to public and private clouds across Microsoft, Google and Amazon.
Beyond complex transformations, Ali also has deep functional expertise in banking, having designed and built core banking systems, credit card platforms, regulatory, risk and compliance solutions, mortgage and lending systems, global and regional payment rails, and finance and regulatory reporting systems.
He is also experienced in working with bank regulators in both Europe and the US, managing IT risk portfolios from multiple perspectives, including governance, operating model, change management, geography, cyber, data and cloud, as well as business continuity and recovery planning.
Motivated by the acquisition of knowledge in all forms and stimulated by science and the advancement of technology, he holds degrees from University of London, Purdue University, Carnegie Mellon University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.