INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AWARD FOR DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI
Karthik Sridharan is Executive Vice President and Chief Information Officer at OceanFirst Bank, which he joined in 2019. Previously, Karthik was the Chief Technology Officer at Citigroup and held leadership roles in global technology management with JP Morgan Chase and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He was also Industry Manager at Microsoft before entering the financial services industry.
In the above roles, he has enabled strategy of “Build the Digital Bank” from the dotcom era to contemporary roles with realized transformation of direct-to-customer web, social media, mobile first, and multi-channel solutions for banking business lines. He has also modernized application time to market through new development and architecture evolutions of Technology Blueprints and patterns. He has improved from years to months to days, wealth management, retail banking, commercial banking, trading, and money movement business solution delivery by realizing strategies for private, public, and hybrid “cloud-first, mobile-first” applications for customer communications and engagement. Karthik has also worked on merger, acquisition, and divestiture technology integration and separation for community and global banking customers seeking to grow or divest retail and commercial footprints.
Karthik volunteers with community and industry organizations such as the Go Africa Network Inc. and Wall Street Technology Association. Karthik has a bachelor’s degree in business administration and information systems management from Temple University Fox School of Business.