Abhijit Akerkar

Head of AI Business Integration, Lloyds Banking Group, UK

Abhijit is bringing machine intelligence to life at the Lloyds Banking Group which serves a quarter of the adult population in the UK and holds one of the largest datasets in the country. He is also setting up an Academy to democratise AI skills across 75,000+ employees of the Group. He sits on the Expert Advisory Panel of the All Party Parliamentary Committee on Artificial Intelligence in the UK.
Earlier, at McKinsey & Company, Abhijit engaged with leaders from large enterprises to help them take strategic and investment decisions, build new digital business models, and drive above-market growth. Previously, at HCL Technologies, Abhijit built and led tech-enabled businesses in Europe and Asia. An engineer by training, Abhijit has an MBA from London Business School with exchange at MIT Sloan.