Hitesh Sachdev

Head – Startup Engagement & Investments ICICI Bank Limited

Hitesh Sachdev is a veteran banker with ICICI Bank. He has spent more than 20 years at ICICI Bank building and leading diverse verticals including Innovation, Fintech, Private Equity and Investment Banking.
Hitesh currently heads the Startup Engagement and Investments team at ICICI Bank. He has played an instrumental role in setting up the team and executing cutting-edge technology projects for ICICI Bank in collaboration with startups.
As part of his current role, Hitesh manages the Startup Investment for ICICI Bank. The Bank invests its’s own capital into promising startups. Currently, the Bank has made more than 20 investments into startups including CarDekho, Open, Refyne, Kredit Bee, Fingpay, EQL Fintech and Credgenics.
Hitesh is a mentor and guides founders actively on domains including Payments, Digital Lending, SaaS, API Banking, Banking applications of emerging technologies such as Artificial Intelligence, Metaverse and Blockchain.