Ketan Patel is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Mswipe Technologies Pvt. Ltd., an independent POS merchant acquirer and network provider. Ketan brings with him more than 20 years of entrepreneurial and corporate experience in the FinTech, Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) industry.
Prior to joining Mswipe, Ketan was the Founder and Managing Director of his own venture Ditya Finance Pvt Ltd. Additionally, he worked as the CEO and Executive Director of CASHe, a personal loan startup focused on salaried millennials.
A seasoned entrepreneur and leader, Ketan also worked at Kotak Mahindra Bank for over 18 years where he had an illustrious career heading some of its key portfolios ranging from private banking, wealth management, composite business solutions and e-commerce. He was also instrumental in setting up the private banking business for the Kotak Group in the UK.
Having a vision of democratizing finance and expanding financial inclusion to the underserved working population, Ketan has been extensively involved in strategy, technology, finance and risk management to develop innovative products and solutions for a range of customers.
Ketan has completed his post-graduation (MMS) from the Mumbai University. He has multiple awards and accolades to his credit, which include ‘Top 100 CEOs of Asia for 2021’ by CEO Today Asia Awards, ‘India`s most trusted CEO’ from WCRC - The Malcolm McDonald Academy, ‘Promising Entrepreneur Award 2020’ from The Economic Times, ‘Excellence in Finance-leaders Award Global’ by FINXT Awards, ‘CEO of the year 2019’ from Asia Leadership Awards and many more.
While at CASHe, Ketan achieved recognition for CASHe as being certified as a Great Place to Work for 2 years in a row from the ‘Great Place to Work Institute’. Moreover, CASHe is enlisted as a Minicorn in the Tracxn “Soonicorn Awards 2020”, which recognizes fast growth fintech companies in India. Ketan`s background in the banking and digital lending space, has led to CASHe’s smooth transition from a startup to a profitable and future-ready business.
At Mswipe, Ketan largely drives the strategies that helps provide seamless digital payments and build value-added financial products for the various MSMEs.
11th August, 2019 11:30 AM