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Flutterwave Appoints Former Goldman Sachs Managing Director, Gurbhej Dhillon as New CTO

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As the brand new CTO, Gurbhej shall be chargeable for additional growth of Flutterwave’s progressive expertise platform which at present helps integrations with key expertise companions like VISA, Mastercard, Uncover Card Networks, and prospects like Uber, Flywire, Reserving.com and so forth. He’ll deal with enhancing the structure and infrastructure, in addition to offering management enabling different engineering and product leaders to create the perfect options that assist enterprise development for patrons. 

Gurbhej joins Flutterwave from Marcus by Goldman Sachs, the place he was the CTO and Head of Lending Engineering. He has intensive expertise in enterprise utility structure throughout monetary providers and shopper companies. At Marcus, he was chargeable for launching platforms to considerably develop companies whereas enhancing buyer expertise and established strategic partnerships with a number of Fortune 500 firms.

Previous to that, Gurbhej was CTO for Goldman Sachs’ Funding Banking Capital Markets crew, chargeable for the design, structure, and build-out of strategic platforms that enabled shoppers to execute fairness and debt product choices.

Gurbhej is a superb supporter of the Developer Group in Africa and admires the work they’ve performed in current occasions, constructing inventive options at a world-class commonplace.

In his function as CTO of Africa’s main expertise firm, Gurbhej hopes to assist the Group to realize greater ranges.

Olugbenga ‘GB’ Agboola, Founder and CEO of Flutterwave, mentioned: 
“I look ahead to working carefully with Gurbhej as we proceed to develop quickly. With the wants of our prospects continuously evolving, we stay centered on driving additional innovation throughout the enterprise and persevering with to develop our cutting-edge expertise platform that simplifies funds and connects the African market with the world. Gurbhej’s expertise and deep experience in growing monetary expertise platforms shall be instrumental in Flutterwave’s additional development.”

Commenting on his appointment, Gurbhej Dhillon mentioned: 
“I’m delighted to be becoming a member of the Flutterwave crew at such an thrilling time for the corporate.  As a number one monetary expertise firm in Africa, Flutterwave is nicely positioned to capitalise on the worldwide traits in fee digitisation and proceed to drive Africa’s digital transformation, creating additional alternatives for patrons and retailers alike. It’s a very crowded market with plenty of new entrants so it is important that we as an organization frequently look to innovate our services, enhance our current structure and create limitless potentialities for everybody.”

In February 2022, Flutterwave launched a sequence of recent services, together with Fintech-as-a-Service, Capital, Develop and Card issuing, that might take the expertise past funds. The fintech made enhancements to current merchandise, comparable to a brand new highly effective dashboard, Barter v4, and an AI-powered compliance course of. 

About Flutterwave

Flutterwave is a funds expertise firm that permits companies internationally to develop their operations in Africa and different rising markets via a platform that permits cross-border transactions through one API. Flutterwave has processed over 200M transactions value over USD $16B so far and serves greater than 900,000 companies together with prospects like Uber, Flywire, Reserving.com, and so forth. The Firm’s key benefit is worldwide fee processing in 150 currencies and a number of fee modes together with native and worldwide playing cards, cell wallets, financial institution transfers, Barter by Flutterwave, and so forth. Flutterwave has an infrastructure attain in over 34 African international locations, together with Nigeria, Uganda, Kenya, and South Africa. For extra data on Flutterwave’s journey, please go to www.flutterwave.com.

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