Banker's Quotient

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At Banker’s Quotient, we empower both individuals and organizations, to seize their future and realise their potential in Banking and Financial Services.

 

We have over 3 years of experience in organizational training across 18 banks. We aid in rapid skill development and transformation of talent to deliver successful workforce solutions.

After having trained 7000+ bankers, we wanted to reach out and offer crucial career skills to new entrants in the Banking space. Our interactive learning and enhanced testing packages can be leveraged by individuals on the go, to ace their targeted Banking exams. Our in-house expertise and unique platform readies them for their dream job.

Our aim is to create the Banking leaders of tomorrow cemented by our strong belief in our two primary cornerstones - Training and Testing.


Our Mission is executed by our two organizations – BQ Academy & BQ Digital Learning

BQ Academy

Banker's Quotient Academy is the preferred onsite learning and development partner of Indian banks that provides effective learning solutions for capacity and competence building.

BQ Digital Learning

Banker's Quotient Digital Learning is an online learning and testing solutions provider that provides financial services professionals and aspirants an interactive and immersive learning experience.


Advisors

Mr M V Nair

Mr M V Nair

Co-Founder & Chairman

A visionary with deep commitment to the Banking and Financial Services industry, Mr. Nair is currently Chairman, CIBIL and also the Non-Executive Chairman of SWIFT India. He is also an advisor to multiple PE/VC backed companies in India and the UK. He was at the helm of organizations such as Union Bank of India, IBA, IIBF etc.

Dr K V Kupusamy

Dr K V Kupusamy

Director

As Chairman of RVS Educational Trust, Dr. K. V. Kupusamy, has made an indelible mark in Education, Healthcare and Farming. He has received several Indian and International awards such as Quimpro Platinum Standard Award presented by National Statesman for Excellence in Quality of Education.

Prof N L Sarda

Prof N L Sarda

Director

A distinguished member of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Mumbai since 1972, Dr. Sarda has published variety of articles in international journals in the areas of Database Systems and Software Engineering. Currently he is a Director on the Boards of IDBI Intech Limited, BQ Academy, Cybertech Systems & Software.

Mr Aditya Nair

Mr Aditya Nair

Co-Founder & Advisor

Aditya was the COO and Head of Strategy of BQ Academy until 2014. Prior to BQ, Aditya was a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, where he advised global, public sector and private sector banks. He is currently pursuing his MBA from Wharton.

Mr Ghanshyam Dass

Mr Ghanshyam Dass

Director

A veteran banker with 32 years of work experience in domestic, international banking and capital markets. Mr. Dass is a senior adviser to KPMG, and also an independent director on the Boards of Jain irrigation Systems Ltd. Jubilant Industries Ltd etc. He has played significant role in promoting India & indian corporate across the world.

Mr Ghanshyam Dass

Mr K R Kamath

Director

A Banking industry veteran with 30+ years of work experience, Mr Kamath has worked in banks such as Punjab National Bank, Corporation Bank, Bank of India & Allahabad Bank. He was the former Chairman of PNB, member of Governing Councils of IBPS, NIBM & IIM Lucknow. He is currently the Chairman of Governing Council of BQ Academy.


Governing Council

The governing council designs the senior management training & transformation programs and also takes part in anchoring & delivering impactful sessions to groom change leaders in our partner bank.

Mr K R Kamath

Mr K R Kamath

Chairman

Current - GC Chairman, BQ Academy
Former - CMD Punjab National Bank & Allahabad Bank
Acknowledged leader in the banking industry and known for his ability to build result oriented teams and lead business transformation initiatives.

Mr M D Mallya

Mr M D Mallya

Member

Current - Independent Director, State Bank of India.
Former - CMD Bank of Baroda and Bank of Maharashtra.
Distinguished banker with over 3 decades of experience, recognised for his stellar contribution to growth on all key parameters.

Mr M V Nair

Mr M V Nair

Member

Current - Chairman at Banker’s Quotient, CIBIL and SWIFT India
Former - CMD of Union Bank of India & Dena Bank
Banking visionary with 30+ years of work experience and deep commitment to BFSI.

Mr Mohan Tanksale

Mr Mohan Tanksale

Member

A veteran banker with 30 plus years of work experience in the banking sector.
He is the former chairman & MD of Central Bank of India & Chief Executive of Indian Banks’ Association.


TEAM

"Good management is the art of making problems so interesting and their solutions so constructive that everyone wants to get to work and deal with them"

Mr Debasish Biswas

Mr Debasish Biswas

CEO, BQ Academy

Debasish has over 24 years of experience in profit center management, general management & leadership roles. He has worked in heterogeneous business environments including MNC Banks, Telecom, Insurance, Consumer Products, Media (print & electronic) and Education - and has scripted success stories through his contribution in the education & skills sector across multiple global markets.

Mr Ulhas Sangekar

Mr Ulhas Sangekar

Vice President, BQ Academy

A capable result oriented Banking professional with over 45 years of strong banking experience in Public Sector. Besides, first ever Internal Banking Ombudsman in the history of PSBs. Spearheaded projects of Business Process Re engineering and HR Transformation in PSB. Regular participant in various Panel discussions,Seminars, training institutes and B schools.

Mr Sunil Kapadekar

Mr Sunil Kapadekar

Head – Business Relationships, BQ Academy

A Commerce graduate and CAIIB (Part 1), Sunil brings with him a wealth of field experience in Marketing, Corporate Relationship and Communication from his 34 year career in Corporation Bank & UBI. He is an expert in Corporate Banking, Mobile Banking, CMS for large institutions and third party products of the Bank.

Mr S Raman

Mr S Raman

Head – Quality, BQ Academy

A veteran banker with 36 years of experience in Union Bank of India, Mr. Raman leverages his rich portfolio across Rural & Agri, Commercial, Corporate, Industrial and International segments to ensure BQA’s commitment to excellence in all internal practices.

Dr. K G Bhat

Dr. K G Bhat

Head – Content Design & Development, BQ Academy

A Doctorate in Banking with an M.Sc, M.A, MBA, LLB and a CAIIB; Bhat has experience of over 36 years in Corporation Bank. He is an expert in General Banking including Treasury operations, Merchant Banking and HR management. For BQA, Dr Bhat brings expertise in teaching methodology, course design and content development.

Mr Ramesh B Bidwai

Mr Ramesh B Bidwai

Business Head - North & Program Coordinator, BQ Academy

Ramesh is a career Banker with 36 years of experience in General Banking, Regional/Zonal Operations, Resource Mobilization, Credit, and NPA Management. He completed MSC in Physics and a CAIIB. His tremendous understanding of practical competency needs in Banking enables BQA in creating effective courses.

Mr Pritesh Pawar

Mr Pritesh Pawar

Program Manager, BQ Academy

Pritesh has over 14 years of experience in the corporate training and event industry, with a rich experience of working with different industries and sectors. He has successfully built, led and managed training and events imparting Learning Solutions across verticals, training methodology and geographies. he has hands on experience in the areas of Planning, Operations, Marketing & Sales.

Ms Vidhya Nair

Ms Vidhya Nair

Co-founder & Head, BQ Digital Learning

Vidhya leads the BQ Digital Learning team with a single minded focus on building products that solve customers’ need. Vidhya has a good mix of banking, marketing and technical expertise from prior work experience with Axis Bank and Cisco Systems. She is an alumnus of Indian School of Business and P.E.S Institute of Technology.

Mr Sreeraj Das

Mr Sreeraj Das

Head – Business development & Delivery, BQ Digital Learning

Sreeraj has extensive exposure in the field of IT & Management. Prior to BQ, he was a Business Manager in real estate start-up Housing.com and Systems Engineer in IT giant, Infosys. He is a graduate from NIT Calicut and post graduate (MBA) from NMIMS, Mumbai with specialization in Marketing.

Mr Rakshith Bhagavath

Mr Rakshith Bhagavath

Learning content Architect, BQ Digital Learning

Rakshith’s in depth experience in training students and corporate professionals makes him very passionate about Learning methodology and Content Development. He has worked previously with Schneider Electric, First America Insurance and Bosch Group (India). He is a B.com graduate and an active Toastmaster.

Mr Nishant Verma

Mr Nishant Verma

Product Lead, BQ Digital Learning

Nishant has a strong product & user experience focus. He has 6+ years of combined experience in Product Management, Management Consulting and Entrepreneurship with Capgemini, Handsrel and Zelo. He is an Alumnus of Faculty of Management Studies Delhi (2013) and IIT Kanpur (2007)