• The Innovations Are In!

    Nominations are now closed for this year’s BAI Global Innovation Awards. BAI received a swell of captivating submissions and we’d like to thank you for sharing what you’ve been able to accomplish to move the industry forward and positively impact profitability, efficiency and customer experience. BAI and the Innovation Circle Judging Panel look forward to celebrating the finalists and winners this October at BAI Beacon. Stay tuned: the finalists will be announced in a press release this summer!

Award Recipients – 2016

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Judging Panel Spotlight


Sandeep Deobhakta
Division Head - Retail Banking Division, Vietnam prosperity Bank - VPBank

Sandeep is the Head of Retail Banking at VP Bank. VP Bank has ambitious plans to be one of the top 3 retail banks in Vietnam through rapid growth and transformation. Sandeep joined VP Bank in May 2015. Prior to his current role, Sandeep has lived and worked in many other countries in Asia, the Middle East, Africa and the US. His prior roles include consumer banking, wealth management and transformation roles at various international financial institutions starting with Citibank, Standard Bank, Barclays and AIA Group. He was also the Head of Retail at Shinsei Bank in Japan. Shinsei Bank was one of the earliest, digitally enabled banks in Japan and was launched in 2001 and has consistently been rated in the top 3 banks in Japan for customer service.


Ricardo Campos
Director of the Electronic Banking Department, Bank Millennium S.A.

Mr. Campos began his banking career in 1991 in the dealing room of Banco Commercial Portugues (BCP), where he remained throughout his tenure there. In 1994, he became the Commercial Director of Banco Commercial de Macao in China. He continued in that capacity for four years before becoming the Director of Private and Institutional Banking in 1998. In 2002, Mr. Campos was given the position of Marketing Director of the Prestige business line in Bank Millennium SA in Poland. From 2005 to-date, Mr. Campos holds the position of Director of the Electronic Banking Department of Bank Millennium S.A.