Raj Sundaresan, Chief Operating Officer

Leadership

Raj Sundaresan has played key roles at a number of technology and product development organisations. Most recently, he served as the Senior Vice President and Chief Technological Officer for Authorize.net, a Visa company, and its parent company, CyberSource. Mr. Sundaresan was in charge of the technology teams that delivered commerce management capabilities for merchants. Some of the products and services launched during his tenure include payment gateway, risk and fraud management, omni commerce enablement, token management services, Visa Direct, and more.

Before this, Mr. Sundaresan was the Senior Vice President and Global Head of Digital and Mobile Product Development at Visa. Under his leadership, numerous successful products like Visa Checkout, Visa Token service, ApplePay, Android and Samsung Pay, and mobile enablement platforms saw the light of day.

Going a little further back, he had a stint as General Manager and Vice President at PayPal, where he was responsible for global product development. During his time there, the product development team scaled globally, and was hugely successful in establishing development centres in India and Singapore. These development centres helped fuel business growth by rapidly expanding merchant services, mobile, credit, and on-eBay payment capabilities.

In the early stages of his career, Mr. Sundaresan had held multiple leadership positions in organisations like Visa and VeriFone. His educational qualifications include an engineering degree in Computer Science, and an MBA in International Business.