Siddharth Arora is a leading expert on Technology with particular focus on the emerging new media content, applications and payments, and the merging of these with the ubiquitous, personal access of mobile.
He is the Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of ePaisa (http://www.epaisa.com).
At ePaisa, Siddharth has helped build the future of India's mobile payments by creating a smarter way for everyone to get paid – simply, affordably & in their own language.
ePaisa, (patent pending) is a multi-lingual mobile payment solution that not only enables anyone to accept credit and debit card payments with their smartphones, tablets and mobile devices but also have a full cash register, loyalty program and revenue model for merchants to actually make money from their POS investment.
Now a subject matter expert on payments, mobile and security, Siddharth has participated and spoken at various international shows including Cartes (Paris, Hong Kong, Las Vegas), ETA (New Orleans), PayExpo (London), Mobile Wallet Wars Conference (New York) and TechCrunch (New York and Bangalore).
Previously at eigital and netlink information systems, Siddharth has established and managed a 250+ member team across five countries and eight cities, completing critical organization objectives on time and within budget for fortune 500 clients.
He setup and managed the Internet and Mobile rights to India's largest cricketing event, the Indian Premier League (valuation of more than US $75 million) in 2008 and 2009.
Siddharth has fostered personal relationships with 100+ clients worldwide including the UAE Prime Minister's Office, Emirates Airlines, Microsoft India, Godolphin, Marriott Hotels, Vodafone, ICICI Bank, and Indian film celebrities. Relationships with Indian industry bodies including CII, NASSCOM, TiE, and STPI.
He also established the group's foray into the media buying and signage fabrication business (Pan India, 2007), setup the IT hardware retail and support business: Internet Heroes, LLC (UAE, 2006 http://www.internetheroes.com) and the web hosting business: tq6, Inc. (USA, 2005 http://www.tq6.com).
He led business development, strategy, human resources, finance and accounting, and statutory and data security compliance.
Siddharth is a graduate of the University of London and has undertaken courses at UCLA, IIM-A and Stanford.
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