Ajay Banga is president and chief executive of Mastercard and a member of its board. He is a member of the US-India CEO Forum and co-chairs the board of the American India Foundation. In India since 1984, the company is now working with state governments on strategies as diverse as attracting more tourists to Goa as well as developing a cutting-edge payments system for the Kochi metro. Underlying these moves is Banga’s transformation of Mastercard from a cards company to one that uses the data it accumulates to generate patterns of consumer behaviour. In an interview, Banga talks about how he has defined this overarching ecosystem for the company.
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