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Digant Patel

Senior Project Manager

About Me

Digant Patel was born in India, but now he lives in Warren, New Jersey. This hard-working product owner and project manager moved to the United States for the first time in 1999. After getting his Master's in Computer Engineering, he worked in the financial industry for 16 years. Some of the things people say about him are that he is dynamic, flexible, self-motivated, a top performer, and knows a lot. Patel also likes to give back to the community by volunteering and advocating for different nonprofits in his free time. This shows that he has a good balance between work and his personal life.


Agile Leader for Teams Around the World
Patel is known for his strong leadership and his ability to speak two languages. He also has a knack for putting together projects that meet important business and IT goals. He comes up with strategies to bring together different fields, coordinate the work of different business groups, and drive the integration of complex systems to make strong, high-quality programs that solve problems and help the business. As an Agile Product Owner, he has developed strong management skills by focusing on energizing teams and building a culture based on professional performance and personal fulfillment.

Patel has built a successful career on putting Agile transformation into place. He has helped teams focus on making improvements all the time and automating processes, which make things run more smoothly and help the business grow. Patel has delivered complex projects on time, which is one of the things he is good at. He is also an expert in many different system lifecycle methods, such as SDLC, Waterfall, Agile, and Hybrid.
Patel was born to solve problems, and he is just as comfortable setting up complex software as he is explaining technical processes to stakeholders at all levels. In the same way, he loves helping other technologists learn new technology and ideas. This has made him a leader and mentor in the professional world.
As a strong supporter of personal and technological growth, Patel has earned a lot of certifications. For example, he is a professional who has been certified by the Scrum Alliance.
Professional History and Accomplishments

Digant Patel has led complex regulatory projects, showing that he is very good at putting in place and managing rules like FINRA/ESMA. In this role, he worked with business and technology stakeholders to meet the regulatory requirements in the US and Europe. He knows a lot about FINRA rules, such as FINRA OATS, which includes Submission, Rejections (Context/Syntax), and mismatches, Electronic Bluesheets, ACT, MSI 605/606, and LOPR reporting. He also knows a lot about MiFID rules, such as Trade (MiFIR Articles 20 & 21) and Transaction (MiFIR Article 26) Reporting, MiFID II Article 59, Cost &
He is a great leader with a track record of good governance, reducing risks, and getting projects done on time. During his time in finance, he worked for companies like Chase, Citi, Barclays Capital, Deutsche Bank, and Lazard Asset Management, which are all well-known. Patel became known as a great multitasker with strong business and IT skills through his work for these well-known financial giants.

In 2004, he started working for Chase as a Data Warehouse Architect. In this job, he was in charge of setting up a Sales MIS Data Warehouse, which was needed to improve the business intelligence reporting at the company.

Digant R. Patel then worked for more than six years at Citi, where he moved up quickly and learned how to manage regulatory projects like OATS and MSI 605/606. As part of a team from different departments, he put in place governance and control measures. He also gave technical suggestions and an architectural vision that put the right amount of emphasis on performance, security, control, and longevity in order to build long-term solutions for reporting.

Patel was the Sr. Project Manager and Vice President at Barclays Investment Bank from 2010 to 2016. He oversaw a number of regulatory projects for FINRA Regulation, such as Electronic Bluesheets, OATS (Order Audit Trail System), MSI 605/606, LOPR, ACT, RegNMS, Large trader, Surveillance and Supervisory reporting, CAT, and Large trader, Surveillance and Supervisory reporting (Consolidated Audit Trail). He had many important jobs, but one of the most important was to change the way the financial institution handled projects. He also made and put into action a plan to make workflows more efficient to meet market needs.

Digant Patel worked at Deutsche Bank as a Sr. Project Manager/Sr. Vice President from 2016 to 2019. During this time, he learned how to manage multiple regulatory projects for MiFID (European) FIN Regulation, such as Trade & Transaction Reporting, Article 59 Client Reporting, Best Executions РRTS 27 & RTS 28, Cost & Charges, and FIRD (Financial Reference Data) Reporting. In this role, among other things, he helped with Sprint planning, estimation, and demos. Patel kept up his reputation as one of the best Agile development experts in New York as a Sr. Product Owner, Sr. Scrum Master, and Vice President at Lazard Asset Management.

Patel is currently offering a reporting platform that helps small and medium-sized financial institutions keep up with the latest rules from FINRA, ESMA, and the SEC. He promises to give end users better knowledge that makes it easier to get information about products and shows that the price is fair.
A financial professional who is well-rounded

Patel knows how important it is to keep work goals and personal goals in balance. He makes time to do things he loves, like gardening, running, and helping people. As a result, he has run many 5K and marathon races to raise money for good causes.
Education

Before he became a leader and manager so quickly, Patel finished his education at well-known schools. He got his Master's degree in Computer Engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey. He got his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from Bhavnagar University in Gujarat, India.