Chief data officer, Deutsche Bank
JP Rangaswami joined Deutsche Bank as chief data officer in January 2015. In this role Rangaswami is responsible for enhancing the Bank’s data quality and controls. This will help to advance the bank’s digital strategy and bring competitive advantage. Originally an economist and financial journalist, Rangaswami has 35 years of experience in information technology, primarily in the financial sector. Prior to joining the bank, Rangaswami was chief scientist at Salesforce where he drove forward the business’ products and social service innovation capabilities, leading to him ranking fourth in Computer Weekly’s 2013 list of the most influential people in IT. He is a Fellow of the British Computer Society, a Fellow of the Royal Society of the Arts, a Trustee of the Web Science Trust and a Trustee of the Computer History Museum, and has written for a number of books and publications.