SOUTHFIELD—Altimetrik Corp., the Southfield-based IT and engineering consultant, announced the hiring of Amit K. Singh as practice head for financial services, fintech and payment. Reporting to Altimetrik COO Raj Sundaresan, Singh will focus on business transformation initiatives for clients in the financial services industry.

“The financial services industry is being disrupted at an unprecedented pace by fintech startups, new regulations, and newer methods to keep consumers engaged and loyal,” said Sundaresan. “Incumbents are at an inflection point and it is increasingly essential for them to transform their existing business models and rapidly invest in this transformation. Our clients are increasingly looking for guidance as they undergo this business transformation. Amit’s expertise will prove invaluable as we continue to help our clients through their transformation efforts.”

Singh brings over 23 years of experience in building high-performing engineering and product teams to Altimetrik. Until recently, Singh was the head of technology for real time payments at Visa Corp. with responsibility for technology strategy, engineering, and product delivery. Prior to that, he was the head of product development for the Visa Developer Platform. He has also served in various roles at technology startups, and began his career at Oracle, building large scale software systems.

“Altimetrik focuses on delivering meaningful business outcomes for its clients through digital transformation,” Singh zIx. “Financial services companies have a real opportunity to attract new customers and enhance customer experiences through technology. I’m excited to join the team in taking a pragmatic approach to leading innovation across the company’s growing financial services customer portfolio.”

He holds a degree in electrical engineering from IIT, Roorkee (India) and a post graduate degree in operations management from NITIE, Mumbai (India).

Founded in 2012, Altimetrik has grown to over 2,500 highly energized employees with offices and development centers across the globe.

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