Amarinder Bansal

Amarinder Bansal

Senior Vice President, Emerging Technology Solutions, Innovation Network & Emerging Technology

"I am energized by working with creative people and enjoy bringing new ideas and technologies to life."


Innovation, Partnerships, Digital Product Strategy, Payments, Product Incubation and Development, Business Architecture


Amarinder leads the identification, framing, and conducting of experiments with new and emerging technologies within Citi Ventures’ emerging technology practice.

Prior to joining Citi Ventures, Amarinder was in various innovation and partnership roles in Citi’s Global Consumer Banking division, where he focused on driving the innovation agenda for Citi’s digital payments and establishing a long-term strategic roadmap. An active member of the entrepreneurial community, he is a co-founder of two D10X startups within Citi. Prior to Citi, Amarinder held various technology and product development leadership positions at Visa Inc. in the area of digital and mobile products.

Amarinder received his MBA from San Jose State University and holds Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from Punjab University, India. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with his wife and three kids, and loves to spend his free time biking and hiking with his family.