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Harish Dakshina

Lecturer; Senior Manager, Deloitte’s Risk and Financial Advisory Practice

Harish is a Senior Manager in Deloitte’s Risk and Financial Advisory Practice and an experienced executive with deep business transformation and risk and regulatory compliance experience across the Financial Services industry. Over the past 18 years, Harish has advised leading domestic and foreign banking organizations on Board level matters from reputational and brand risk, regulatory compliance, to operational transformation. Harish has also worked in technology start-ups and led product development teams from ideation through deployment.

Harish’s specific area of expertise includes managing downstream risk across the operational footprint of organizations and has worked to implement large programs across the enterprise and within specific lines of businesses. Harish focus within the lines of business has been on Consumer Banking, Credit Cards, Payments, and emerging Financial Technology (FinTech) organizations.

Harish has led engaging labs with senior executives to define strategic priorities, outline execution paths for transformation initiatives, and design operating and talent models. With increasing client focus on cost control and resiliency, Harish is leading solutions to digitize the risk and compliance functions using platforms, systems, and point solutions, including robotic process automation to enhance efficiencies, strengthen controls, and control costs.

Harish leads sales and delivery efforts across a portfolio of large banking accounts and risk and compliance relationships and has responsibilities to lead recruiting and training programs to onboard, retain, and mentor talent. Outside of work, Harish enjoys partaking in sporting activities, including running and tennis, and enjoys traveling and reading.

Harish lives with his wife and daughter in Glen Rock, NJ.