Sherief Meleis


Executive Vice President & Co-Founder




Sherief is an Executive Vice President and Co-Founder of Novantas who currently leads Novantas’ San Francisco office. He has been a consultant to financial institutions for over twenty years. He has served leading financial institutions in the U.S., Canada, Australia, Asia, the U.K. and the Middle East across every financial services line of business, with particular emphasis in Retail Banking. Sherief focuses on business strategy development, product and pricing, distribution, and analytic marketing. 


Sherief has been involved with CBA for over 15 years and has never missed CBA LIVE! He also has presented at BAI, ABA, and other conferences and written or been quoted in the Economist, Wall Street Journal, American Banker and other publications.


Prior to Novantas, Sherief was a Senior Consultant with First Manhattan Consulting Group. He received his MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and his A.B. in Economics from Harvard.