Faisal Husain, Co-founder and CEO of Synechron Bags the Inaugural Entrepreneur of the Year Award at Future Leaders Summit 2018 Wednesday, September 26, 2018 - New York, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Dubai, Pune
The award reiterates Faisal’s exemplary vision as an Entrepreneur and reinforces his commitment to Innovation, Emerging Technology and Re-skilling.
Synechron, a global financial services consulting and technology services provider, today announced that Faisal Husain, Co-founder and CEO has been awarded the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at the inaugural edition of Future Leaders Summit and Awards 2018 held in Mumbai.
Organized by UBS Forums, the Future Leaders Awards recognize business leaders for their distinguished contribution, powerful leadership abilities and valuable insights in driving a successful business.
Faisal made his start in financial markets with five years on Wall Street before taking the entrepreneurial plunge. His passion for technology and vision led him to co-found Synechron in 2001. Headquartered in New York, the $500 million company today is recognized worldwide for its commitment to deliver technology excellence to the clients by “Accelerating Digital for Financial Services”.
“It’s an honor to be recognized as Entrepreneur of the Year at the Future Leaders Award 2018. I co-founded Synechron with two of my friends in 2001 when the industry was still toying with the idea of infusing technology within financial services at the back of the dot-com revolution. Fast forward to today, and without any external funding, we have built a strong team of over 8000+ experts working towards a shared dream of doing cutting-edge work in the rapidly-evolving technology landscape.” said Faisal Husain, Co-founder and CEO of Synechron
Headquartered in New York and with global offices in all major financial markets, Synechron is helping global financial services and insurance companies embrace the most cutting-edge innovations to evolve their businesses. Synechron uniquely delivers these firms an end-to-end Digital, Consulting and Technology capabilities with expertise in capital markets, wealth management and insurance as well as emerging technologies like Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence. This has helped the company to grow to $500+ million in annual revenue and 8,000 employees, and we’re continuing to invest in research and development in the form of Accelerators (prototype applications) developed in our global Financial Innovation Labs (FinLabs). For more information on the company please visit the website or our LinkedIn community.
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