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Karthik Sridharan

Karthik Sridharan

EVP & CIO - OceanFirst Bank N.A.


Mr. Sridharan is a dynamic senior information technology executive with more than 26 years of experience, whose specialty is designing strategies and delivering rapid results that overcome complex issues to improve business and organizational performance.

A partner to the C-suite and operational leaders, he applies a deeply analytical, data-driven mindset to deliver innovative technology solutions and complex transformational programs that consistently enhance IT service delivery, operational efficiency, time to market, and the customer experience, while driving superior top- and bottom-line financial performance, being noted as:

  • A trusted advisor and strategic partner to senior management teams and a passionate customer advocate who creates high-performance organizations.
  • Cross-functional Leader with exceptional skills in coaching, mentoring and developing the full potential of the individual and the team.
  • An impeccable record of success as a top performer in Financial Services and Technology organizations for more than two decades.
  • Additionally Mr. Sridharan leads OceanFirst’s efforts to further enhance its digital banking strategies and to ensure its infrastructure is prepared to support the Company’s rapid growth trajectory

Most recently he was the Chief Technology Officer at Citigroup and previously held leadership positions in global technology management with JP Morgan Chase & Co. and Bank of America Corp.  Prior to the positions he held in the financial services industry, Mr. Sridharan was an Industry Manager at Microsoft Corp and a Technology and Strategy Senior leader at Accenture. 

Mr. Sridharan is a graduate of the Temple University Fox School of Business.