Mr. Jignesh Shah is currently Chairman Emeritus of Financial Technologies Group. Mr. Jignesh Shah is founder of the FT Group which went on to democratize and revolutionize commodity exchanges in India, Singapore, Dubai and Africa.
Mr. Jignesh Shah, rightly lauded by global think-tanks as a pioneer in developing the Indian financial markets, has dedicated his life in shaping the future of the Indian Commodity Space. He has contributed towards the development and well-being of the Indian Marketplace and is a market creator for those at the bottom of the pyramid, i.e. the farmers as well as other stakeholders.
Mr. Jignesh Shah is known as the ‘Innovator of Modern Financial Markets’ for his role in creating a successful Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model to build world class financial institutions. He has created modern IP-centric financial markets, which have been instrumental in changing the contours of exchange trading in India and emerging economies from Africa to Asia.
Mr. Jignesh Shah formed Financial Technologies (India) Ltd. (FTIL) in 1995 with two other colleagues. Initially involved in consultancy for setting up electronic trading rooms, Financial Technologies today is a global leader in creating and operating technology-centric financial exchanges (markets) for multi-asset classes.