Vishal Apte

Vishal Apte founded 1E9 Advisors to partner with and advise companies on strategy, transformation, and digitization. His areas of focus include pricing strategy and revenue growth, and the strategy and transformation needed to deploy.

Customers across industries have already transformed their business working with Vishal to identify opportunities for change and implementing his strategy to move products built on a capex revenue model and to a usage based revenue model.

He is also founder and CEO of Financial Machines, a data and analytics company enabling automation at scale in the enterprise.

Previously, Vishal was a Managing Director at Barclays Bank and BNP Paribas where he led a global energy business. As head of the business, he was responsible for the sales and origination effort as well as managing risk on all transactions. He led a team that created an innovative risk management solution which delivered complex risk metrics in realtime. He has managed portfolios with a notional value in excess of $5b, and has deep expertise in reviewing, identifying, and recommending monetization and risk management strategies. Vishal was also a Managing Director at American Electric Power and started as an analyst at Enron.

Vishal received a BS in Computer Science from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.