Sih has spent the past 20+ years as an accomplished entrepreneur, inventor, and corporate executive across a broad spectrum of markets – ranging from online gaming to the financial services industry. His contributions revolve around developing consumer-oriented solutions that are scalable at mass market level, as well as finding leading-edge technology solutions targeting enterprise markets.
In his current role as SVP, Payments Technology, New Business & Innovation at Synchrony Financial, Sih focuses on launching new retail card programs, leading the technology roadmap for emerging payments, and setting strategic alignment for innovation through disruptive technology, partnerships, and investments.
Prior to joining Synchrony Financial, Sih held various leadership roles within JPMorgan Chase in the areas of digital products innovation, branch & ATM innovation, strategy and product development, enterprise shared services and early-stage tech development.
Prior JPMorgan Chase, Sih held various leadership roles within Walker Digital and its new business venture units. Sih has a track record in startup creation and IP development (3 startups, 12 issued and over 50 filed patents).
Sih holds a B.S. in Accounting from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN. Sih also has partially completed an M.S. in Information Systems from Pennsylvania State University, and an Executive Certificate in Innovation and Strategy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management. Sih lives in northern New Jersey with his wife and two children.