Manish Maakan CEO of Intellect Global Transaction Banking Solution

Manish Maakan

Chief Executive Officer, Global Transaction Banking

Manish Maakan

Manish is the CEO of Global Transaction Banking business of Intellect Design Arena Limited and is based out of London. In this role, he is responsible for driving worldwide Positioning, Sales and Implementation of Global Transaction Banking solutions. Manish joined Polaris 6 years ago from GE Money, India, where he was a CIO.

Manish has an impressive career record spanning over 20 years, as a Business Leader and Technology Strategist in global financial institutions, Big 5 Consulting firms and Fortune 500 Majors. He has been a recipient of many prestigious awards during his career.

Manish has successfully spearheaded the Retail Banking Products & Services Business for Polaris and has led multiple Financial Technology – Smart Legacy Modernisation programs using L0 Frameworks & SOA based component architectures.

Manish has a degree in Electronics Engineering from Walchand Institute of Technology.


Intellect is the brand progressive financial institutions rely on for Digital Transformation initiatives across global consumer banking (iGCB), Central Banking, Global Transaction Banking (iGTB), Risk, Treasury and Markets (iRTM), and Insurance (Intellect SEEC). Intellect pioneered Design Thinking for cutting edge products & solutions for Banking and Insurance, with design being the company’s key differentiator in enabling digital transformation. FinTech 8012, the world’s first design centre for Financial Technology, reflects Intellect’s commitment to continuous and impactful innovation addressing the growing need for digital transformation. Intellect generates annual revenues of more than USD 169 million, serving more than 240 customers, across 40+ countries.


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