Ajay Banga

Ajay has been president and CEO of MasterCard since July 2010. As of December 31, 2015, MasterCard had 11,300 employees, of whom approximately 6,200 were employed outside of the United States. MasterCard is a Fortune 500 company with a market cap of $104 billion.
Throughout his career, Ajay has had the ability and the pleasure of serving on a number of boards that help to create a positive environment for businesses and individuals to grow and prosper, including the U.S.-India Business Council, the U.S.-China Business Council and the National Urban League.
Additionally, he regularly takes time during his travels to either speak at graduate schools or meet with students and entrepreneurs in more informal settings. These allow him to share his personal insights, anecdotes and perspectives that he hopes are used to inspire others to find their own pathways and reach for their aspirations.