Vish Sowani

Head of Fintech Engagement and Strategic Partnerships
Visa Europe

Vish heads up Fintech Engagement and Strategic Partnerships for Visa Europe. He joined Visa in 2012 as the Head of Innovation and Strategic Partnerships for AP & CEMEA based in Singapore and was a member of the APCEMEA leadership team.

Before joining Visa, Vish was head of business development with digital partners for T-Mobile Europe where he pioneered the creation of the split-contract financing model that is now widely used across the industry. Prior to that he was the Head of Group Risk for Jardine Fleming based in Hong Kong in which role he helped them successfully navigate the Asian crisis in 1997. Vish started his career with Citibank India and subsequently held a number of senior corporate banking roles across several countries in Asia.

Vish holds a graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering and a Post-Graduate degree in Business Management from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, India. He is married with two daughters. His wife is an artist.


Apr 10, 2019