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Prema Varadhan

President Product & COO

Temenos

London, UK


Prema Varadhan
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Prema’s Biography

Prema Varadhan is a highly experienced leader in financial services and technology.

As President Product and Chief Operating Officer at Temenos, Prema is responsible for leading the Product and Technology organizations to bring the innovation of the Temenos platform to its global customer base, working directly with customers to identify their challenges and matching the Temenos product roadmap to market demands.

Prema also leads Temenos’ Global Services and SaaS Engineering organizations, driving operational excellence and accelerating speed of delivery globally. With this combined responsibility, Prema unifies delivery across Product, SaaS engineering and implementation, which is a pre-requisite for customer success in the SaaS world.

Prema also works closely with Temenos’ client’s C-suite, bringing her leadership and technology expertise to support complex sales campaigns from product perspective.

Prema joined Temenos in 1999 and previously held the roles of Chief Product and Technology Officer and Head of Artificial Intelligence. In these roles, Prema was responsible for...
Prema Varadhan is a highly experienced leader in financial services and technology.

As President Product and Chief Operating Officer at Temenos, Prema is responsible for leading the Product and Technology organizations to bring the innovation of the Temenos platform to its global customer base, working directly with customers to identify their challenges and matching the Temenos product roadmap to market demands.

Prema also leads Temenos’ Global Services and SaaS Engineering organizations, driving operational excellence and accelerating speed of delivery globally. With this combined responsibility, Prema unifies delivery across Product, SaaS engineering and implementation, which is a pre-requisite for customer success in the SaaS world.

Prema also works closely with Temenos’ client’s C-suite, bringing her leadership and technology expertise to support complex sales campaigns from product perspective.

Prema joined Temenos in 1999 and previously held the roles of Chief Product and Technology Officer and Head of Artificial Intelligence. In these roles, Prema was responsible for analyzing emerging technologies and architectural trends and practices from across the banking industry and incorporating the findings into Temenos' product strategy and development.

Prema has been with Temenos for more than 20 years. She is passionate about putting customers first and focuses on technology initiatives to improve the client experience with faster, effortless software delivery.

Prema holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics and Communications from Anna University, Chennai.
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Prema’s Newsfeed

The Fintech Times
Temenos Correspondent Banking Solution Helps Banks Grow Cross-border Payments Business

Prema Varadhan, president of product and COO of Temenos, stated that it was vital that banks have the right technology and platform to innovate in payments and scale efficiently.

The Fintech Times
Temenos Unlocks Personalised Banking with Generative AI Solution

Prema Varadhan, President of Product and COO at Temenos, stated that the company is leading the way in AI for banking.

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Prema’s Background

Temenos
President Product & COO
Jan 2023 - Present
London, UK
Temenos is the world’s #1 banking software company and provides cloud agnostic, cloud-native, API-first digital banking, fund management, core banking, payments and wealth management software products to over 3,000 organisations including 41 of the world’s top 50 banks.
 
Temenos
Various roles
1999 - Jan 2023
London, UK
During her tenure at Temenos, Prema has held many different roles including Chief Product and Technology Officer, and Head of Artificial Intelligence. She joined the firm in India in 1999 and moved to Temenos in London in 2006.
 

Prema’s Gallery

Media

Demystifying core banking with Prema Varadhan, Temenos
Podcast
Sep 2023
London, UK
In this episode of FinTech Futures’ Demystify Podcast, Prema Varadhan, president of product and chief operating officer (COO) at Temenos, gives an update on Temenos’ remarkable journey.
 
The Anatomy of a Modern Banking Platform, TCF 2022
Video
May 2022
London, UK
In this video Prema Varadhan explores Temenos' open platform for composable banking. The presentation was part of Temenos Community Forum (TCF) 2022.
 
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Interviews

Banking Tech Awards 2021 Winner: Temenos – Best Core Banking Solution Provider
Interviewee
Jan 2022
In this interview Prema Varadhan discusses how Temenos’ open platform for composable banking is speeding up product time-to-market for banks and non-banks.
 
Prema Varadhan: Banks Should Build Back Better
Interviewee
Feb 2021
Prema Varadhan talks to Finews about the role of AI in banking.
 

Features

Temenos launches AI-driven Corporate Lending Solution for banks
Featured
Jan 2023
Prema Varadhan, Chief Product and Technology Officer at Temenos, describes the benefits of the newly-launched AI-driven Corporate Lending Solution for banks.
 
Plug-and-play required for hyper-personalisation
Featured
May 2022
Prema is featured in this article detailing the key takeaways from the first day of Temenos Community Forum (TCF) 2022.
 
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Publications

Why the future of banking is composable
Author: Prema Varadhan
Sep 2022
 
The cloud will shape the future of banking
Author: Prema Varadhan
Jul 2022
 
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Prema’s Education

Anna University, Chennai
BSc in Engineering, Electronics and Communications