Chitti Babu, who is the COO & Business Head of Wirecard, South Asia is a payments professional with over 18 years of experience leading business development, product development and P&L management at top firms, including American Express, Standard Chartered Bank, HSBC, MasterCard and Jio Infocomm (mobile payments).
He has a wealth of experience in multiple verticals like Issuing (Consumer, SME & Commercial Cards), Merchant Acquiring & Client Management, Payments & Cash Management (Corporates & SMEs) and Mobile/Digital Payments. He is also a keynote/expert-panel speaker both in domestic/international conferences focused on cards & payments. Recently, he has been cited as ‘100 most influential Retail Leaders’ by Asia Retail Congress and this award scans Asia, GCC & Africa.
Earlier in his career, Chitti received global awards for both Sales Excellence and Product Innovation. He believes in (and lives) the motto: “The best way to predict the future is to create it”.