Rakesh Aerath is Senior Vice President & Business Unit Leader at CGI. He is responsible for CGI’s APAC Financial Services business unit which includes global banking, insurance and other financial services clients. Aerath has over 24 years of experience working closely with global clients and partners, and over the years has held various leadership positions in multiple industry sectors across the globe. He is also the innovation leader for the CGI’s APAC SBU and as part of the global innovation council, he is responsible for driving the culture of innovation. Aerath holds a bachelor’s degree in engineering and an MBA in finance from a leading institute.