Yusuf Lanewala is a seasoned IT Strategy and Management professional with 35 years of global industry experience. Since starting his professional career in the Management Consulting Division of Price Waterhouse, Yusuf has held leadership positions with several leading IT services companies. Most recently, he served as CEO for Malomatia QSC, a 100% subsidiary of the Qatar’s Supreme Council of Information and Communications Technology (ictQatar), which provides domain-specific enterprise IT solutions to the Government, Education and Healthcare sectors.
As an Independent Consultant, Yusuf has advised several IT services companies in business strategy, and also consulted for several leading financial institutions in areas such as IT selection and deployment of systems for core banking, anti-money laundering, business intelligence, card management as well as channel management, including ATM deployment, internet and mobile banking.
Yusuf was a board member of an IT services subsidiary set up by The Saraswat Cooperative Bank, a leading bank in India. He has been closely involved with various industry associations. He is also one of the Founding Directors of The Business Process Council, an organization created to collect, produce and enhance a common body of knowledge of business processes to help the industry achieve productivity faster and boost the career prospects of professionals.
Yusuf has a Bachelor of Commerce degree from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata and an MBA from the State University of New York. He also attended an Executive Education Program in Change Management at the Harvard Business School.