Ankush Tewari is senior director of Credit Risk Assessment at LexisNexis Risk Solutions, where he is responsible for consumer credit risk, digital economy, and communications, media and mobile within the U.S. He oversees the revenue and overall growth strategy for each of these areas, including new product development and organic sales, partnerships and M&A. His portfolio includes products like RiskView™, Profile Booster, and RiskView™ Liens and Judgments Report.
Leading industry conferences, like Lendit USA 2017 and Credit Builders Alliance, select Mr. Tewari as a speaker on topics, such as the value of alternative data in risk assessment and data analytics in credit scoring. He also is regularly called on for insights and commentary by media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal and APM “Marketplace." Aite Group and Mercator Advisory have featured his work in alternative data and financial inclusion in agenda-setting industry reports.
Topics of Interest
Mr. Tewari focuses on the principles and practice of financial inclusion, which looks at the benefits of increasing access to credit to the 25 percent of the population that is currently unbanked or underbanked.
He can speak to:
- Responsible access to credit for the underbanked
- The importance for credit lenders to promote financial inclusion in a responsible way
- The role of alternative data in advancing financial inclusion
- The critical importance liens and judgments data has in the consumer credit risk decision
Additional Biographical Information
Mr. Tewari is a First Movers Fellow at the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan forum for values-based leadership and the exchange of ideas.
Prior to joining LexisNexis Risk Solutions in 2011, Mr. Tewari worked within corporate strategy for Dun & Bradstreet and held numerous positions at Genpact. He has an MBA from Duke University, Fuqua School of Business, and a B.S. in Management from the Georgia Institute of Technology.