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Swamy Kocherlakota

Executive Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Swamy Kocherlakota is the Executive Vice President, Chief Digital Solutions Officer for S&P Global and the executive sponsor of Kensho, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology innovator at S&P Global. He is responsible for driving digital transformation and delivering productivity improvements for customers and team members. With a focus on leading-edge technology, digital ecosystems and AI, Mr. Kocherlakota and his team are responsible for building a secure, scalable, and resilient foundation that helps S&P Global power the markets of the future.

Before his current role at S&P Global, Mr. Kocherlakota was Senior Vice President, Global Head of Technology Operations & Infrastructure at Visa, where he oversaw global infrastructure and applications that processed more than 130 billion transactions annually. Prior to Visa, he was head of Global Infrastructure Engineering and Architecture at BNY Mellon and led their infrastructure transformation. Mr. Kocherlakota holds the recognition of being a distinguished engineer at Lucent Bell Labs where he managed technology for Lucent and its ventures.

In addition to his role, Mr. Kocherlakota sponsors S&P Global’s Asian Professionals for Excellence (APEX) group, which is focused on building leadership competencies and increasing opportunities for personal, professional, and community success for its members.

Mr. Kocherlakota is a registered representative of the National Association of Securities Dealers (NASD) and holds a PhD in Computer Science from Michigan State University.