BFSI major Razorpay has announced to onboard Murali Brahmadesam as Head of Engineering and Chief Technology Officer. According to the company, Brahmadesam in his new role will drive the overall engineering strategy and development at Razorpay, while driving the stellar growth of Razorpay Engineering.
Earlier the post of CTO was held by Razorpay’s Co-Founder Shashank Kumar who will now take on the designation of Co-Founder and Managing Director at the company.
“Brahmadesam brings together in-depth knowledge of managing diverse technology functions at scale. He has spent a major share of his career at Amazon and Microsoft, working in India and the USA where he held several technology and leadership roles,” the company said in a statement.
Speaking on the appointment of new CTO, Shashank Kumar, co-Founder and Managing Director, Razorpay, said, “Engineering has been the bedrock of growth for Razorpay since its inception. With over an 800-member engineering team today, we are constantly working towards solving some of the toughest challenges that businesses face today, with innovation at its core.”
“Murali brings in-depth knowledge of managing technology functions at scale. I am excited to have him on board at a time when Razorpay is making strides into global markets and further deepening its expertise with all things business payments and business banking,” Kumar added.
Meanwhile, Murali Brahmadesam, Chief Technology Officer, Razorpay, said, “Razorpay has been at the forefront of inventing breakthrough products in business payment and banking that are being relied upon by millions of diverse businesses. I look forward to working with the team and joining Razorpay’s mission to build the central nervous system for fintech in India.”