Gagan Kanjlia is chief product officer for Silicon Valley Bank, developing and overseeing a broad range of commercial banking solutions to meet the needs of innovative companies. He serves on the leadership team of the commercial bank, a division of First Citizens Bank.
A seasoned financial services product and marketing executive, Gagan manages liquidity, credit, trade finance, card services, merchant solutions, cross-border payments and cash management solutions. He also spearheads external- and internal-facing digital channel experiences, CRM, core banking and supplies solutions for global markets and private banking business.
Before joining Silicon Valley Bank in 2018, Gagan served as the head of product for OnDeck, where he led a team focused on improving the finance experience for small businesses by offering a credit-solution packages and developed a lending-as-a-service platform. He spent several years with Capital One, where he co-founded Capital One Garage, an internal corporate incubator, and earlier oversaw product efforts in auto finance, home loans and direct bank divisions. He also helped build Capital One's digital product practice.
Gagan earned a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from Delhi Institute of Technology, a master's degree in computer science from the University of lowa and an MBA in finance from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business.
An avid philanthropist, Gagan spent five years heading up the Washington, DC chapter of Asha for Education, an organization funding early childhood education for underprivileged communities in India.