Akshaya Bhargava is the founder of Bridgeweave, a B2B Fintech firm that creates AI powered next generation products for Wealth and Asset Management industries.
From 2014-2017, he was the global CEO of Wealth and Investment Management, Barclays plc. a business with £200Bn in client AUM. Prior to that, he founded InfraHedge, a hedge fund managed account platform, which was acquired by State Street Corporation in 2013. He has been CEO of Butterfield Fulcrum Group (acquired by MUFJ Group) and the founding CEO of Progeon (acquired by Infosys and renamed Infosys BPO in 2006).
He started his career at Citibank where he spent 22 years in a variety of senior roles including as Country Manager, Citibank Czech Republic, Global Product Head for Citi's ELC Business; Regional GTS Head for CEEMEA region and other senior roles in product management and corporate banking.
Akshaya is a alumnus of Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta and lives in London.