Senior Project Manager
Digant Patel, originally from India, now resides in Warren, New Jersey. This diligent product owner and project manager arrived in the United States for the first time in 1999. After earning a master's degree in computer engineering, he gained 16 years of experience in the financial sector. The adjectives dynamic, adaptive, self-motivated, top-performing, and knowledgeable are used to characterize him. Patel also enjoys giving back to the community by helping and lobbying for various NGOs in his spare time, demonstrating his work-life balance.Leader of Agility for Global TeamsPatel, who is renowned for his dynamic leadership and bilingualism, has a penchant for developing projects that achieve crucial business and IT goals. He devises ways to align numerous disciplines, coordinating business group efforts and driving difficult system integration for strong, high-quality initiatives that solve challenges and deliver business results. As an Agile Product Owner, he has honed his managerial abilities by focusing on energizing teams and establishing a culture centered on professional achievement and personal satisfaction.Digant Patel has spent his whole career on delivering Agile transformation efficiently. He has assisted teams in focusing on continuous improvement and process automation, which have streamlined operations and fostered expansion. As one of his areas of expertise, Patel has completed complicated projects on schedule. In addition, he is an expert in numerous system lifecycle techniques, such as SDLC, Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid.Patel, a natural problem-solver, is equally adept at implementing intricate software and presenting technical processes to stakeholders of all levels. Similarly, he enjoys assisting fellow technologists in mastering new technologies and ideas, establishing himself as a mentor and influencer in the professional realm.
As a staunch proponent of ongoing personal and technological development, Patel has obtained multiple certifications. He is a Certified Scrum Alliance professional, for instance.Professional Achievements and ExperienceDigant Patel has overseen complex regulatory initiatives and exhibited a good aptitude for implementing and controlling measures like FINRA/ESMA. In this role, he worked with business and technology stakeholders to meet U.S. and European regulatory standards. He has extensive knowledge of FINRA regulations, including FINRA OATS consisting of Submission, Rejections (Context/Syntax), and mismatches, Electronic Bluesheets, ACT, MSI 605/ 606, and LOPR reporting, as well as MiFID regulations, including Trade (MiFIR Article 20 & 21) & Transaction (MiFIR Article 26) Reporting, MiFID II Article 59, Cost & Charges (Article 50He is a top-performing leader with a track record of effective governance, risk mitigation, and on-time project completion. His previous positions include Chase, Citi, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, and Lazard Asset Management, all of which are well-known financial firms. Patel's service to these prestigious financial behemoths established his reputation as an exceptional multitasker with solid commercial and IT expertise.In 2004, he joined Chase as a Data Warehouse Architect.
In this capacity, he oversaw the installation of a Sales MIS Data Warehouse, which was necessary to enhance the company's business intelligence reporting.Then, he worked for over six years at Citi, where he swiftly advanced and gained expertise in managing regulatory programs like as OATS (Order Audit Trail System) and MSI 605/606. As part of a cross-department team, he created governance and control procedures. In addition, he gave technical advice and an architectural vision with an emphasis on performance, security, control, and longevity for the development of long-term reporting solutions.Patel managed various regulatory initiatives for FINRA Regulation, including Electronic Bluesheets, OATS (Order Audit Trail System), MSI 605/606, LOPR, ACT, RegNMS, Large trader, Surveillance & Supervisory reporting, and CAT, between 2010 and 2016. (Consolidated Audit Trail). Among many other critical responsibilities, he revised the financial institution's project management strategy.