Thought Leader, CEO, Entrepreneur, Board Member, Advisor.
Pankaj is an experienced CEO who likes to create, grow and manage entrepreneurial companies that have the potential to be market leaders by creating disruption using mobile and internet. Pankaj co-founded MoreMagic in the US in 2001, a company that did pioneering work in the mobile payment space and built the business across 100 enterprises, over 60M end users, across 40 countries. MoreMagic's key solutions included: Mobile banking (aka Mobile Money), Mobile Wallet (for merchant payments), Airtime Recharge and a Global Airtime exchange. Most of these solutions were cloud-based solutions, built at a global scale across all continents. Pankaj led MoreMagic to its successful acquisition by Oberthur Technologies in 2012. A thought leader and an avid golfer, Pankaj is passionate about building great teams and ventures. Pankaj ascribes to the Design Think methodology. He enjoys exploring and imagining disruptive opportunities based on innovation around user need, business models and technology, with a keen eye on delivering very high quality and secure user experiences. Pankaj is a curious being. He has been sinking his teeth into edTech and also data analytics and visualization and is currently enrolled in a Machine Learning course. Pankaj, his wife and their two sons live in Weston, MA along with their very social dog Chiquita.