Venket Kandanala is Group CEO for KSquare (Ksquare Solutions LLC & Ksquare Labs Mexico), responsible to build a great innovative culture, inspire our executive leadership team, define company strategy and manage company’s overall resources and operations.
Before joining KSquare, Venket worked at Fannie Mae, as an Officer and Plano site lead, building and leading Technology and Enterprise Customer Digital Experience (CDX) teams. Besides directing all Dallas-based technology functions, he partnered with executives from business, marketing, operations and chief operating officer, to create, build, and implement a digital customer experience for the entire enterprise. He led the prototyping team, creating multiple initiatives spanning different business units and market areas. He also led identification and evaluation of internal digital asset capabilities and strengths, and assesses external digital opportunities and threats to provide input for business strategy decisions.
Prior to Fannie Mae, Venket was Global Head – Mobile and Digital Technology at Barclays Bank. His responsibilities included developing transformation strategy, planning, and implementation of the bank’s digital (mobile) transformation efforts. He started the Dallas center for Barclay’s technology organization and worked on several mission critical transformation programs e.g. PingIt – Award winning instant and free money transfer platform using mobile number, Barclays Mobile Banking – Retail Bank services, Mortgages, Instant lending, Wealth, Credit Cards and personal could storage, Barclaycard Platform – Credit Card, Integration with Ali Pay, Merchant services, and Digital Bank initiatives. The platforms have NPS score of 60+, won 38 international awards, have more than 9M+ unique customer base, 25M logins/month and 65+% of bank transactions through digital channels.