Mumbai native named to key US treasury department post
Posted on May 03 2014 | IANS
By Arun Kumar, Washington, May 3 : Jawahar Kaliani, an IT and electronics engineer from Mumbai, has been named to a key job in the US Treasury Department to develop secure business solutions for safety and soundness of banks and federal savings associations.
Named Deputy Chief Information Officer for Application Services Delivery (ASD) at the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), he begins Sunday.
Kaliani holds an executive MBA from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, a bachelor of engineering in IT and electronics from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) in Mumbai and a diploma in engineering in IT and electronics from BIT in Mumbai.
He "will lead the development and implementation of complex applications to deliver secure business solutions that meet organisational priorities and support the agency's mission of ensuring the safety and soundness of national banks and federal savings associations", OCC announced.
"Jawahar's experience has prepared him exceptionally well to serve in this role," said OCC Chief Information Officer Edward Dorris.
Kaliani joins the OCC from Amdocs, Inc., where he served as vice-president of customer operations management and led the development, execution and delivery of large-scale services and business IT solutions supporting major telecommunications clients who managed more than USD 30 billion in annual billings.
He has 20 years of demonstrated experience delivering critical applications in a managed services environment, optimising efficiency and performance to meet the goals of industry leaders.
During his career, Kaliani established, coached, and mentored high-performing, cross-functional teams of more than 700 employees.
(Arun Kumar can be contacted at [email protected])