Kam Patel

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Kam Patel is an accomplished CTO and Architect with experience from differing sectors including Finance, Telecoms, Education and Media.
He currently serves as CTO and founder of Cogni (www.cogninow.com) – a Fintech offering banking services to the Gig Economy.

Kam previously served in various roles including Head of DevOps Transformation for HSBC, Chief Architect for Commercial Banking, also at HSBC, and Payments, Regulatory, Client Management and Customer Value Management roles at Lloyds Banking Group, Barclaycard, Scottish Widows and Capital One.

During his time in Telecoms, he worked in Engineering, Product Marketing and Strategic marketing, culminating in the late nineties as Vice President of Hosted Solutions for Nortel Networks, managing a 160-person team and driving P/L of $250M.

A European renowned expert in Telecoms, VoIP, ISP and Wireless, Kam has spoken at many industry events.

He lists his interests as Football (watching), Tennis (playing) and gaming.