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MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga on Taking Risks in Your Life and Career (Full Transcript)

MasterCard CEO Ajay Banga (2014)

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Interviewer: Thank you so much for being here today. It’s a real pleasure to have you. And before we dive in, I want to have a brief roadmap of where we’re going to go with today’s conversation. Want to begin with your career and its trajectory to date, 30 years, Nestle, Pepsi-Co.

Ajay Banga –CEO, MasterCard: You’re giving away my age very quickly.

Interviewer: So Nestle, Pepsi Co, Citi, and now MasterCard.

Ajay Banga –CEO, MasterCard: Yeah.

Interviewer: Then I want to move on to, in the last 10 years at Citi and now MasterCard, you’ve had a chance to develop a global perspective, and I want to explore that a little bit.

Ajay Banga –CEO, MasterCard: Okay.

Interviewer: And finally I want to pivot some more personal things like work life balance, family, diversity et cetera.

Now before we begin, I also have a deal for you. If you can forgive half my MasterCard debt, I’ll stick to the easy questions.

Ajay Banga –CEO, MasterCard: Now, what if I double your debt?

Interviewer: Okay, hard questions it is you guys.

Ajay Banga –CEO, MasterCard: Sucker punch.

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