President & Group CIO
Edelweiss Financial Services Ltd.
Kalpana Maniar leads and supports the digital transformation process at Edelweiss through enterprise technology and strategic initiatives. A senior professional in the financial services industry, Kalpana brings with her 30 years of experience in the financial services domain from the business and information systems perspective. She has a proven track record in strategy and implementation of transformation initiatives aligned to desired business outcomes. Prior to Edelweiss, Kalpana worked as an independent consultant assisting the board and senior management of leading investment banks and stock broking companies on strategy, technology and business expansion.Kalpana also worked as a senior executive with i-flex Solutions Ltd and the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) before she started independent consulting. She started her career with managing the family business of stock broking. Kalpana is a Chartered Accountant and Cost Accountant, and is also a fitness enthusiast who practises yoga. She is actively engaged in the social sector and does volunteering work in the area of rural education, healthcare and the environment.