Mr. Parth Desai

Mr. Parth Desai

Chairman & CEO


Parth has been leading Pelican in driving innovation in payments and financial crime compliance for over 25 years.

Parth is a thought leader in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology, payments and compliance and is regularly invited to speak at conferences and provide comment on how the financial services sector can leverage AI to prevent financial crime and streamline payments processing.

Pelican delivers outstanding efficiencies to banks and corporates by injecting pioneering Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology into compliance and the end-to-end payments life cycle, increasing accuracy and drastically reducing the need for costly human intervention and manual processes.

A consistent focus on innovation and industry-leading reliability has resulted in the growth of lasting relationships with major clients in over 55 countries around the world.


Parth has been educated in US, Europe and India, he holds a MS in Computer and Information Sciences with specialisation in Artificial Intelligence from Georgia Tech, Atlanta, a B. Tech. From Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mumbai (Bombay), India and has participated in a number of senior management programs in INSEAD, France and Harvard Business School, USA.