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Ensuring Safer Digital Payments for a FinTech

A unified governance, risk, and compliance (GRC) engine replaces siloed applications and fragmented processes.

Fintech survival requires rapid innovation within a complex, highly regulated environment. For this global digital leader, Altimetrik created a scalable, extensible end-to-end GRC system that keeps pace with changing regulations across countries, and also helped implement a unified workflow process that prevents slowdowns during the launch of innovative consumer products.

  • Rolled Out in 26 Countries Within 2 Months of Production Install
  • 35% Reduction in Total Cost of Operations
  • 29% Reduction in Average Effort of Managing a Compliance Case
  • 40% Reduction in Turnaround Time for Compliance Cases

Efficient execution and rigorous engineering practices ensure safer digital payments.

Our client required an extremely rapid agile implementation to replace the most inflexible components of their legacy application while, at the same time, ensuring that business could continue without interruption.

The new system went live in record time, and all applications were decommissioned, resulting in a 35% reduction in the total cost of operations. With a more scalable and integrated compliance system, the client can now pursue product launches, modernization, and new market expansion plans with greater efficiency and without creating compliance bottlenecks.

To bring the new system to life, Altimetrik:

  • Automated analysis to rapidly create a prioritized product backlog worklist
  • Set aggressive goals for the time-to-market and quality of product
  • Created a comprehensive plan that includes continuous KPI reviews
  • Automated data quality checks, adopted principles of DevOps with automated pipelines, and leveraged use of reusable components for UI and server-side implementations

“In times when data privacy and regulatory compliance are becoming increasingly stringent, an overarching view of data security and risk across multiple platforms and domains goes a long way to ensuring that threats of compliance gaps are eliminated and result in consistently safe consumer experiences.”

Debabrata Das

Client Partner

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Vikas Krishan

Chief Digital Business Officer and Head of the EMEA region

Vikas (Vik) Krishan serves as the Chief Digital Business Officer and Head of the EMEA region for Altimetrik. He is responsible for leading and growing the company’s presence across new and existing client relationships within the region.

Vik is a seasoned executive and brings over 25 years of global experience in Financial Services, Digital, Management Consulting, Pre- and Post-deal services and large/ strategic transformational programmes, gained in a variety of senior global leadership roles at firms such as Globant, HCL, Wipro, Logica and EDS and started his career within Investment Banking. He has developed significant cross industry experience across a wide variety of verticals, with a particular focus on working with and advising the C-Suite of Financial Institutions, Private Equity firms and FinTech’s on strategy and growth, operational excellence, performance improvement and digital adoption.

He has served as the engagement lead on multiple global transactions to enable the orchestration of business, technology, and operational change to drive growth and client retention.

Vik, who is based in London, serves as a trustee for the Burma Star Memorial Fund, is a keen photographer and an avid sportsman.

Megan Farrell Herrmanns

Chief Digital Officer, US Central

Megan is a senior business executive with a passion for empowering customers to reach their highest potential. She has depth and breadth of experience working across large enterprise and commercial customers, and across technical and industry domains. With a track record of driving measurable results, she develops trusted relationships with client executives to drive organizational growth, unlock business value, and internalize the use of digital business as a differentiator.

At Altimetrik, Megan is responsible for expanding client relationships and developing new business opportunities in the US Central region. Her focus is on digital business and utilizing her experience to create high growth opportunities for clients. Moreover, she leads the company’s efforts in cultivating and enhancing our partnership with Salesforce, strategically positioning our business to capitalize on new business opportunities.

Prior to Altimetrik, Megan spent 10 years leading Customer Success at Salesforce, helping customers maximize the value of their investments across their technology stack. Prior to Salesforce, Megan spent over 15 years with Accenture, leading large transformational projects for enterprise customers.

Megan earned a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Marquette University. Beyond work, Megan enjoys playing sand volleyball, traveling, watching her kids soccer games, and is actively involved in a philanthropy (Advisory Council for Cradles to Crayons).

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