Jignesh Shah, The first Asian to be counted in ‘Dominant Financial & Futures Industry Leaders’ by FIA
Jignesh Shah, the Founder of Financial Technologies (India) Limited (FTIL), is the man who reformed exchange operations in India and established it on the economic forefront. His zeal to excel, led him to foray in the industry of finance and lay the foundation of FTIL. Under the aegis of Jignesh Shah, the company emerged as one of the global leaders in creating and operating technology-centric financial exchanges for stocks, commodities, currencies, and bonds among other asset classes.He has to his credit the honor of being the first Asian to be recognized as ‘Dominant Financial & Futures Industry Leaders’, by the Futures Industry Association (US).
The unconventional choices of Jignesh Shah distinguish him from others and it’s this trait that has taken him to the pinnacle of success. He is the youngest, first generation Indian billionaire who has been honored with various prominent accolades and titles; the Exchange King, Transaction Czar and the Socialist Capitalist, to name a few.
Jignesh Shah is well-acknowledged as the ‘Innovator of Modern Financial Markets’ for his unparalleled role in creating a successful Public Private Partnership (PPP) model to build world-class financial institutions. Under his leadership, the FTIL Group launched MCX in 2003, which emerged as one of the world’s largest commodity exchanges.
The overall excellence and professional expertise of Jignesh Shah has been recognized in the form of various prestigious titles. He has been named among the top global innovators and industry leaders by Institutional Investor and FIA (Futures Industry Association). He shares this glory with a number of dignitaries like the US Treasury Secretary, Duncan Niederauer , CEO, NYSE Euronext; Robert Greifeld, CEO, Nasdaq OMX Group; Kevin Kometer, CIO, CME Group; Michael Kuhn, Tim Geithner, President, New York Federal Reserve Bank; Craig Donohue and Terry Duffy, ICE’s Jeffrey Sprecher, Executive Chairman, CME Group; Bernie Dan and BATS’ Joe Ratterman.
This is yet another benchmark of excellence established by FTIL Founder Shah that speaks volumes about his unprecedented fortitude and dedication.
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