Advisory Committee on Economic Inclusion (ComE-IN)
Panelist Biography - Paul Galant
Paul Galant is CEO of Citi's Global Enterprise Payments business unit which leverages the bank's industry-leading wholesale and retail payment capabilities across regions and organizations globally. In this role, Paul oversees the design, marketing and implementation of comprehensive business-to-consumer and consumer-to-business payments solutions for the world's largest global corporations and financial institutions, as well as governments.
Prior to this, he served as the CEO of Citi Cards, heading Citi's North American and International Cards business, leading the business through a time of dramatic change in the industry. Paul also served as CEO of Global Transaction Services, as Global Head of the Cash Management business, and Global Head of eCommerce and Market Data Strategy for Citi Corporate and Investment Banking.
Previous positions before joining Citi were with Donaldson, Lufkin and Jenrette as Global Head of Ecommerce and Financial Engineering within Debt Capital Markets as well as Management Committee member; with both Smith Barney and CSFB heading Financial Engineering Divisions; and as President and Founder of BTP Information Services, Inc.
Paul holds a B.A. from Cornell University where he graduated a Phillip Merrill Scholar. He was featured in Institutional Investors Online 40 (2010, 2008), by Crain's New York Business as a member of its "40 Under 40" (2006), by Global Finance as a member of their "Who's Who in Treasury and Cash Management" (2006) and by CNBC as a "Young Gun" in its "Five under 40" profile (2006). He serves as an Executive member on the NY Weill Cornell Medical Center Council.