Fintech firm PayNearby said that it has appointed Vivek Viswanathan as the Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this role, he will work closely with the company's product, data and analytics teams to harness the power of technology to enable seamless delivery of financial services offered by the company.
Prior to PayNearby, Viswanathan oversaw Blue Yonder as the VP- Product Development to enable digital supply chain and omnichannel commerce fulfilment. He also led the engineering division of Setu – a fintech API platform – as the CTO, building APIs to help integrate financial services into the customers' products.
In his time at Ezetap – a pioneer in the MPoS and Payments tech space, he helmed the expansion of the company as its VP-Engineering. He was also the co-founder and CEO at Stillwater – a social media startup and is known to have built consistently high performing teams.
Anand Kumar Bajaj, Founder, MD & CEO, PayNearby said, “We are thrilled to welcome Vivek to the executive team. Vivek brings a wealth of knowledge to his new role and he will certainly be an invaluable asset to our team as we continue to advance our product architecture and solutions platform.”
He added: “Vivek will solidify our commitment to creating exceptional solutions for enabling financial inclusion and democratization of digital payments at the last mile. As CTO, Vivek will work with PayNearby's executive team to create, execute and launch new offerings across the company's product domain that will bring further support to our retail partners and customers and help us build a digitally and financially inclusive Bharat.”