Technology Pioneers

Industry-leading compliance and fraud prevention

Pelican has pioneered the practical application of Artificial Intelligence technology for over twenty years. Pelican provides banks and corporates with solutions that enhance, streamline and secure the payments life-cycle, partnering with customers to deliver innovative and agile solutions and drive growth.

To date, Pelican has enabled outstanding efficiency benefits and increased speed to market for customers in over 55 countries, processing more than one billion transactions worth over US$5 trillion. Pelican is a global company with offices in New York, London, Dubai, Mumbai and Hong Kong.

Parth Desai

Founder & CEO

Parth Desai is the founder and CEO of Pelican and serves on its Board of Directors.

Prior to founding Pelican, Parth worked for Cognitive Systems in New Haven under Roger Schank, a global pioneer of AI and Professor of Yale’s Artificial Intelligence Unit. 

Parth has a Master’s degree in Artificial Intelligence from Georgia Tech, a B. Tech. from IIT, Mumbai, and has participated in several senior management programs in Harvard Boston and INSEAD, France.

Under Parth’s leadership, Pelican has grown to become a global market-leading company, delivering outstanding efficiency and product innovation benefits.

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