As a professional entrepreneur, since 2003, Rana Kapoor, Founder & CEO of YES BANK has progressively established a high quality, customer centric, service driven, private Indian Bank with a vision of ‘Building the Finest Quality Bank of the World in India’. Under his leadership, in a span of 14 years, YES BANK has emerged as India’s fifth largest private sector Bank, with exemplary business and financial results, highest profitability, and amongst the best asset quality amongst leading Public and Private Banks in India. In 2016, YES BANK became one of the youngest Banks in the World and the Youngest Indian Company to be a part of the prestigious Forbes Global 2000 list. YES BANK has also been globally acclaimed & recognized in the Financial Times Banker Top 1000 List as well as ‘Bank of the Year – India’ by The Banker London in 2015 and 2017.
Rana Kapoor is spearheading the digital transformation at YES BANK by embracing technology and innovation to create a ‘Digital First’ Bank and aid the ongoing transition to a ‘less-cash’ economy. Mr. Kapoor has pioneered new paradigms in Digital Banking through an ‘Alliances, Relationships & Technologies (A.R.T)’ framework which leverages on the Open API architecture of YES BANK. Under his leadership, the Bank also set up the YES FINTECH Accelerator which has run 2 successful cohorts.
Mr. Kapoor has been the driving force behind the leadership position of YES BANK in the FinTech domain where YES BANK has won numerous awards and accolades including Payments Winner (Global) by The Banker London, Innovation Award for ‘API Banking’ and ‘Bank in a Box’ by Banking Frontiers and Digital bank of the year at Drivers of Digital Awards 2016, amongst others. He is also part of the Committee of the Government of Maharashtra to evolve Mumbai as a Fintech Hub in India.
As Chairman of YES Global Institute, a practicing think tank established by YES BANK, Mr. Kapoor is driving interventions to create social impact and foster innovations based on Design & Innovations led Creative Entrepreneurship (D.I.C.E.).