SUMEET CHABRIA
Entrepreneur, Advisor, and Board Member

In his most recent role at Bank of America, Mr. Chabria led a global team of more than 45,000 employees and contractors providing technology, operations and finance capabilities for all lines of businesses. In addition, he was the COO for Global Technology and Operations, a 90,000 person organization in over 30 countries. Chabria was a member of the bank’s Management Operating Committee and chair of the board of one of the bank’s large international subsidiaries.

Chabria is a thought leader on artificial intelligence, digital transformation and the future of work. His leadership was recently recognized across the industry when he was named on 2021 Business Insiders list of "100 People Transforming Business." Chabria was previously a member of the Council for the Responsible Use of Artificial Intelligence at Harvard’s Kennedy School and of the Digital Advisory Committee at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad. He has contributed at several industry forums including the National Institute of Science and Technology and branches of the US government.

Before joining Bank of America in May 2015, Chabria held various leadership positions for 24 years across US and Europe. He worked for eight years in London as Chief Information Officer for Global Banking & Markets at HSBC, where he was responsible for technology, data, and shared operations teams with over 12,000 employees across Americas, Europe, and Asia. He also served as the Global Head of One HSBC Securities and Wealth, and in many front-line roles across fixed income, derivatives, risk, and electronic trading.

Chabria began his career with technology start-ups and consulting on Wall Street leading financial innovations across both buy-side and sell-side firms, including asset management and hedge funds. Clients included Goldman Sachs, Swiss Bank, Credit Suisse First Boston, Republic, Bridgewater, Wasserstein Perella and Omega Advisors. In 2014, Chabria’s organization received Euromoney’s Best Wholesale Banking Technology Innovation award. Previous accolades include the American Financial Technology Awards (Waters) and the European Banking Technology Awards.

Chabria holds a master’s degree in management, master’s degree in technology and bachelor’s degree in computer science from Stony Brook University where he gave the commencement address to the Class of 2020. Chabria has attained executive education from Michigan Ross, IMD Lausanne, and London Business School.