Banyan Welcomes Alpesh Chokshi as President
9th January, 2024

Today, we’re pleased to announce that Alpesh Chokshi has joined Banyan as President. With over 25 years of experience in the financial industry spanning Citi, Visa, American Express, and more, Alpesh brings world-class strategic leadership and expertise to Banyan.

“I’m thrilled to be joining Banyan” said Chokshi. “Banyan’s infrastructure provides a unique solution for merchants, banks, and fintechs to leverage the power of item-level data to delight customers and drive growth. This talented team is ready to write the next chapter of Banyan’s growth.”

Prior to joining Banyan, Alpesh served as the Global Head of Business Development and Strategy for Personal Banking & Wealth at Citi, where his primary role was to identify, negotiate and launch new partnerships with leading Tech Platforms, Fintechs, and Consumer Franchises to create customer and enterprise value.  Prior to that, Alpesh was with Visa where he led the company's relationships with the largest banks in the U.S., at American Express where he served as the President of Global Payment Options and as head of Corporate Strategy and M&A, and was a founding partner and member of the Board at strategy consulting firm Mitchell Madison Group.

Alpesh earned an MBA from the Wharton School, and dual Bachelor’s degrees with honors in Electrical Engineering and Finance from the University of Pennsylvania. He is a member of the Wharton Alumni Executive Board.

“Banyan’s infrastructure provides a unique solution for merchants, banks, and fintechs to leverage the power of item-level data to delight customers and drive growth. This talented team is ready to write the next chapter of Banyan’s growth.”
- Alpesh Chokshi

"We are thrilled to welcome Alpesh to Banyan," said Jehan Luth, Founder & CEO of Banyan. "He’s a world-class strategist and leader, who throughout his career has forged mutually beneficial relationships between merchants, banks, fintechs, and leading tech platforms."

Alpesh’s proven track record of strategic leadership, partnership development, and ability to create customer and enterprise value will be a tremendous asset to Banyan as we continue to accelerate new growth partnerships with merchants and financial institutions. 

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