Suresh Kumar is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer for BNY Mellon, where he is leading the Client Technology Solutions organization to become the industry leader in delivering innovative and exceptional technology solutions that enable our clients and employees to succeed.
Mr. Kumar serves on BNY Mellon’s Executive Committee, the organization’s most senior governing body, as well as the company’s Senior Leadership Team. He is also the Chief Executive Officer of iNautix Technologies, a BNY Mellon Company that provides offshore development services.
Before assuming his current role, Suresh was Chief Information Officer for BNY Mellon's Financial Markets & Treasury Services (FM&TS) group and Pershing LLC. Prior to his appointment as CIO for Pershing, he served in that role with CSFBdirect and DLJdirect. As part of the team at DLJdirect, he was instrumental in that company's success in establishing a global presence in Japan, Hong Kong, United Kingdom and Dubai, and pioneering the delivery of online brokerage services via the Prodigy Network, America Online and ultimately the Worldwide Web.
Suresh is a member of the HP Advisory Board and the Pace University Advisory Board. He has previously served as a member of the Technology Advisory Committee of the Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation and Technology Management Committee of the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association. Suresh is also former Chairman of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority Technology Advisory Committee.
Suresh earned a Bachelor of Technology degree from the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras, a Master of Business Administration degree from the Indian Institute of Management at Ahmedabad and a Master’s degree in Computer Science from the New York Institute of Technology. Suresh was named “CIO of the Year” in 2006 by the New Jersey Technology Council and was named to CIO Insight magazine’s annual list of “Top 100 CIOs” in 2007. Suresh was also named to Computerworld's "Premier 100 IT Leaders" for 2012 and was selected as the 2015 IVI Leader in IT Value by the Innovation Value Institute (IVI). In 2016, CIO magazine inducted Suresh in to the CIO Hall of Fame.