Maha Sivara is the Chief Data Analytics Officer for Cardtronics since Sept. 2019, before which he was with Capital One for almost 20 years in data leadership roles within multiple businesses such as card, mortgage and auto finance. He got his MBA in finance and information systems in 1998 from the Kelley School of Business, Indiana, Bloomington. Maha also has a bachelors in engineering from REC Trichy and a masters in engineering from the National University of Singapore.
He has led multiple large complex data transformations in his career with focus on: analytics/stats modeling to drive new revenues, data Infrastructure migrations, reporting and geospatial tools and data governance. As the CDO, he is very passionate about setting the data culture and evolving the data talent to enable creation of a long term differentiated data driven organization.
On a daily basis, he is inspired by his wife and daughter and is also the diversity executive for Cardtronics, being a passionate advocate of woman and minority empowerment. Originally from Mumbai, he loves playing and watching cricket, singing and loves to travel.