Mahima Bansal

Mahima Bansal | Cognizant

Mahima Bansal

Mahima is an experienced, tech-driven professional and currently working as Digital Business Consultant for Banking and Financial Services at Cognizant.

Mahima is responsible for providing BFS clientele with digital transformation strategies so that they can take full advantage of emerging technology and strengthen their competitiveness or performance in the new normal.

Mahima played an instrumental role in her work with multiple banking and financial services client advising them on digital solutions for various segments like wholesale banking, retail banking and lending. She has supported the implementation of a new digital channel for corporate clients while teaming on another retail banking project which resulted in Front-to-back digitization of customer-journey for lending products.

Mahima also has the experience of working in the role of Product Manager for a leading real time funds transfer mechanism (IMPS, similar to Faster Payments in UK). She played the pivotal role in leading the product towards API based platform ultimately resulting in a more versatile and customizable next generation product.

With the digital adoption taking quantum leap at both organizational and industry levels, it has become imperative that the people behind those solutions reflect an equal and diverse organizational structure as well. Mahima understands the challenges of attracting and retaining women in technology sector. As a volunteer of Women Empowered Networking Group she makes it her mission to help and inspire other women to keep pursuing their dreams, despite the obstacles presented by their ethnicity and gender or the difficulties caused by their social or economic conditions. Also, she has worked towards increasing awareness and sensitizing school children against the social evils of female foeticide and gender discrimination while being associated with the Social Development Cell of her alma-mater.

Mahima has a passion for learning, with an undergraduate degree in Information Technology and a master’s degree from the prestigious IIM. She is also a Certified AWS Cloud Practitioner.