About Swych

About Swych

 

Swych is a mobile gifting platform enabling users to send “swychable” gifts from their mobile device that can be instantly redeemed for electronic gift cards from more than 600+ popular brands. Swych users can instantly buy, send, re-gift, upload, “swych” and redeem gift cards conveniently from their mobile device.  

 

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Leadership

Deepak Jain

CEO & Co-Founder
Deepak Jain is the founder and CEO of Swych.  Started in late 2015, Swych is the world's first global gifting network allowing consumers and enterprises to send monetary gifts that can be redeemed for millions of products across 250+ retailers in 5 countries. Under Deepak's leadership, Swych has quickly grown from an idea to a global leader with 40 employees (in the US, Canada and India) and more than 1000% YOY growth in revenue. Swych has won numerous awards for its product offering and innovation at several leading industry events. Deepak is a strategic leader with more than 22 years total experience and several successful exits in the Fintech space. His passion is leading technology startups that specialize in bringing innovative ideas to market and scaling them into a global business, especially in the mobile and Fintech space. He holds over 55 granted patents and an additional 50 pending patents in payment and security technologies. Prior to Swych, Deepak founded DeviceFidelity, Inc., and served as its CEO. Under Deepak’s leadership, DeviceFidelity pioneered the world's first mobile payment system-on-a-chip module to convert smartphones into smart cryptographic transaction devices. DeviceFidelity's platform was certified by Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover and was deployed in over 30 countries. For his leadership role at DeviceFidelity and its transformational technology, Deepak was named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2012. DeviceFidelity merged with Kili in 2014 which became part of Square in 2015. Deepak has a strong interest in the Fintech, payments, blockchain, IOT and artificial intelligence space where he is a frequent speaker at industry conferences and an active angel investor and mentor to other startups.

Firoz Khan

CEO, Swych India | President – APAC
Firoz is arguably one of the best sounding boards in the Indian Gift Cards & Digital Retail industry, where his track record of setting up "New to the Industry" processes has been in-line with the evolution of Indian E-commerce over the last 20 years. In 2011, Firoz founded GCI Network, the largest aggregator & distributor of Gift Cards in India. With more than 250 Retail Brands, a Customer base of half a million and 500+ Corporates, GCI has established a dominant position in distribution for its prepaid Gift Cards online and offline. GCI Network got acquired by SWYCH Inc. in April 2018. In his previous roles, Firoz has built Future Group’s (India’s largest retailer) digital retail from scratch and successfully designed and implemented the first “Online Retail Supply Chain” & “Phone Commerce Channel” across its various formats like Big Bazaar, Pantaloons, E-zone, Home Town, Planet Sports & Indus League. Firoz was also part of Rediff.com’s (Internet Pioneer in India) journey from early stage start-up to success where he launched India's first 'Cash-On-Delivery' option for online shopping back in 1999. Firoz is an absolute people's person, has a keen eye for detail and is a strong believer in "Keeping Things Simple and doing the Simple Things Right". Firoz holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a Master’s in Business Administration from Mumbai University. Fun-Fact: Firoz is passionate about motorcycling and has travelled the length & breadth of the country on his fav motorbikes.

Team

Stephanie Barrueto

VP of Marketing

Harpreet Chawla

VP of Product and Innovation

Linda Yang

VP of Engineering

Meera Goyal

VP of Operations

Krishna Doddamane

Director of Solutions and Projects Management

Kai Xing

Director of Engineering

Nelson Zhang

Director of Business Development, Canada

Tracee Beebe

Brand Manager

Rebekka Rea

Director of Business Development

Raj Shimpi

VP of Technology, Blockchain

Murali Krishna

VP of Business Development, Blockchain

Reethika Sunder

VP of Operations, Blockchain

Board of Directors

Deepak Jain

CEO & Co-Founder

Mehul Desai

Board Member

Participating Retailers

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