Brighterion Head Sudhir Jha has been named to the Constellation Research 2021 Business Transformation 150. The list is a who’s who of innovative CIOs, CMOs, CDOs, and other digital leaders from around the globe.

We are excited to announce that Sudhir Jha, Mastercard Senior Vice President and Head of Brighterion, has been named to the Constellation Research Business Transformation 150 (BT150) for 2021. This elite list recognizes senior executives who are leading transformation efforts around the world across a variety of industries, including entertainment, financial services, healthcare, higher education, pharmaceuticals, public sector, retail, and sports, to name a few.

“Mastercard views AI as one of the new technology initiatives that are changing businesses around the world, including our own,” says Sudhir. “It’s a fundamental technology that companies are going to use to advantage and to scale their businesses anywhere in the world. I’m pleased to be part of that transformation.”

We are especially proud of Sudhir for his recognition during this year of constant change and disruption for his dedication to transforming businesses with advanced AI. By sharply focusing our use cases, Sudhir is integrating our skills with the urgent needs of organizations: credit risk management and prevention of delinquency, acquirer and merchant fraud, healthcare fraud, waste and abuse.

“This year’s BT150 leaders have watched their futures accelerate in front of them. As positive change agents, their hard work to build new business models, accelerate organizational change, and apply new technologies has paid off in the post-pandemic environment,” said R. “Ray” Wang, founder and CEO at Constellation Research. “Moreover, their collective drive to improve the world around them and mentor the next generation sets them apart.”

Transformation in challenging times

“Digital leaders are currently grappling with much more change than in the past, and we can see in this year’s BT150 that they are perhaps the most multifaceted inductees yet,”  observed Dion Hinchcliffe, VP and Principal Analyst at Constellation Research. “More than ever, the BT150 members together a diverse set of business, technology and people skills to drive breakthrough innovation at their organizations and in the industry.”

Nominations from peers, industry influencers, technology vendors and analysts powered the six-month selection process. Each executive on the list demonstrates an understanding of how the business environment is transforming in response to digital and exponential technologies, and these leaders are actively preparing their companies to excel during and after the transformation.

Learn more about Sudhir Jha, his role in exploring and expanding AI to improve businesses, and why we think he’s a great fit for the Business Transformation 150 list.