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Rajive Chadha

  • Recent Professional Experience and Outside Interes
  • Sr. Business Advisor
  • Advisor / Board Member


    Rajive Chadha has more than 20 years of experience in areas of retail financial services such as, payments, cards, consumer lending and retail banking. He is an advisor at Discover Financial Services and an investor in and member of the advisory board of Marketelligent. Prior to his current roles, Rajive Chadha spent four years as president of Diners Club International, a business unit of Discover. In this position, Mr. Chadha . He was also able to boost the brand in key markets and developed partnerships with many local/ regional payment networks like RuPay( India) ,reputed banks like Russian Standard Bank( Russia), HDFC Bank( India) , ICBC( China), SEB ( Nordics), Erste Bank( Croatia/ Slovenia), Bank Austria, Santander, Citi, Standard Bank( South Africa) and major merchant acquirers/ processors..Previously, he spent nearly 20 years working for Citigroup in various locations including NY area, St. Louis,Dallas, Moscow, and Mumbai. Outside of his professional life, Mr. Chadha is involved in a number of charitable organizations, including the Sambodh Society and the America India Foundation. In his leisure time, he enjoys golf, reading, and watching the NFL.

    Professional experience

    Sr. Business Advisor

    Advisor / Board Member

    July 2012 - Present



    Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, India

    January 1988 - January 1992(4 years)

    B.A. (hons)

    St. Stephens Episcopal School

    January 1983 - January 1986(3 years)