PayU India appoints Shantanu Preetam as Chief Technology Officer

Shantanu Preetam

Based out of Bangalore, Shantanu Preetam will lead the technological innovations and engineering at PayU, a payment solution provider.

A technologist and engineering leader, Shantanu Preetam has an experience of 23+ years in building software products and driving digital transformation strategy. An expert in creating customer-first technology solutions, he has led and mentored global teams to build highly scalable cloud platforms like omnichannel and e-commerce platforms, transportation systems enabling fulfilment and last mile, and CRM systems for Fortune 100 companies & start-ups. His last stint was at Walmart where he played an integral role in building core e-commerce systems, driving end-to-end cloud transformation, and facilitating growth.

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Speaking on the new addition to the leadership team within the company, Anirban Mukherjee, CEO, PayU India said, “One of our key focus areas going forward for PayU is omnichannel solutions, to enable merchants to offer flexible offline-to-online solutions. We are confident Shantanu will play an integral part in achieving our vision to build a full-fintech ecosystem, offering a set of inter-related services to meet all the financial needs of consumers and merchants on a single platform. Shantanu joining PayU will pave the way for our next phase of growth in the region through innovations focussed on payments, credit, and fintech investments.”

Commenting on his appointment, Shantanu Preetam, Chief Technology Officer, PayU India said, “Digital payments, once a convenience, have become a necessity in these times. Today, the fintech ecosystem is at an inflection point and it is more of a disruptor than just a growth driver. I am excited to be part of PayU, one of the foremost pioneers of innovation in the financial technology landscape.”



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