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Vice President, Urban Mobility, Smart Cities at Mastercard
B.J. Mahal leads Smart Cities & Urban Innovation initiatives for Mastercard in North America. His efforts focus on working with corporations, start-ups, municipalities, academia, and non-profits to develop and bring to market solutions to help cities improve capabilities in areas such as: mobility, economic development, travel & tourism, digital payments and inclusive growth.
Previously, B.J. worked with global companies and governments as part of Monitor Deloitte’s Corporate Strategy practice helping business leaders in the areas of: M&A, go-to-market, operating model design, organizational design, and business unit strategy.
His earlier experience at Microsoft involved business development with states, cities, universities, and the federal government to integrate new technologies in cloud and advanced analytics.
B.J. began his career serving in the U.S. Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer leading teams around the world in multiple combat theaters.
He holds a MBA from Cornell University’s Johnson Graduate School of Management and a B.S. in Systems Engineering from the United States Naval Academy.