Vikas is a Partner in the New York Office and leader of the US Financial Crimes Unit practice within Cybersecurity, Risk & Regulatory. He also serves as the Global Co-Leader of the practice for member firms in the PwC Network. In his role, Vikas leads a team that works with Banking, Capital Markets, Asset Management, Fin Tech and Insurance clients in implementing analytics and advanced technology solutions related to fraud, anti-money laundering, trade compliance, and regulatory reporting.
Prior to joining PwC, Vikas served as Global Head of Analytics, for the Legal and Audit departments of Goldman Sachs. He was responsible for implementing analytics related to litigation issues as well as developing and implanting strategies to uplift the use of data for risk assessments, control testing, and continuous monitoring. Vikas also led Compliance Analytics at another large global accounting and professional services firm and advised a large number of banks in the build-out of surveillance programs and financial intelligence unit (FIU) development.
Vikas hold is B.S in Finance from Case Western Reserve University in Cleveland, OH. He currently serves as Adjunct Faculty and a member of the board of Case’s Financial Integrity Institute. He is a Certified Regulatory Professional as awarded by the Wharton School of Business, FINRA institute and received his M.B.A. from Columbia University.