About Acumen

Acumen, born from the experiences of entrepreneurs, is committed to change through solutions powered by the digital transformation

Our products and services provide world class access to business leaders to digitize their operations, exponentially increase productivity and improve their service delivery.

Leadership Team

Vikram Singh

Vikram, a graduate of Harvard Business School, brings an impactful synergy to Acumen – a FinTech Innovation with his experience in Information Technology and Banking Industry. Prior to joining Acumen, he was at Standard Chartered Bank heading Business Solutions for key initiatives in Finance, Risk and Trade Finance.

He was formerly the Vice President at DBS and OCBC banks leading major data consolidation, standardisation and transformation projects to service Consumer Banking clients. He also worked as an Account Practice Lead in Teradata Corporation executing large data warehouse projects in Malaysia, Singapore, India and USA for Hong Leong Bank, ICICI Bank, Airtel, Vodafone (Hutchison in India), Telephia, FedEx and OCBC Bank.

He believes to begin with the end in mind, collaborate with win-win for all and continuous learning to implement the best technological solution that’s innovative, purpose-driven, quick, scalable, secure, cost-effective and user friendly.

Academic & Professional Qualification:
General Management Program, Harvard Business School, USA
GNIIT, National Institute of Information Technology, India

Navin Kumar Askaran
Chief Executive Officer

A graduate of Harvard Business School, Navin brings to Acumen his expertise in business development, equity raising, finance, strategy and a passion for positive disruptive change.

He believes infinite loops of excellence in innovation and execution unlock long-term value. Navin is easy going, focused and always at ease working with diverse teams. In a career spanning over 15 years, he has been a recognized leader and business partner with proven track record in finance, strategy development, execution and resource management. His natural traits along with strong financial knowledge and a sharp business mind, drive his ability to direct teams and work well cross functional groups. He’s equally passionate about demonstrating success in building strong, lasting relationships with stakeholders.

His interests include arts, books, cinema, sports and travel. Navin was previously associated with Olam International Limited in key leadership roles based out of Singapore and Russia.

Academic & Professional Qualification:
General Management Program, Harvard Business School, USA
Chartered Accountant, ICAI, India

Tushar Bamnolkar
Strategic Investor & Board Member

Tushar, a finance graduate and serial entrepreneur, has lead an Information Technology company in the past with countless project implementations across the globe ranging from financial services, governments, retail chains to airports. He is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Humantics – a leading IT company providing Digital Transformation, Application Engineering, Robotic Services, Cloud, Managed Services, Data Science and Analytics services to its worldwide customers.

His deep and broad experience in the world of technology, industry and finance initiated the idea of Acumen – a FinTech innovation to address opportunities in the areas to service professionals and MSMEs.

He truly believes in his extra-ordinary curiosity, patience, broad/deep understanding, long range vision and assets that produce positive, risk-averse return and maximise value into the future.