Meet the Swych Team

Deepak Jain

CEO & Co-Founder

Deepak, a strategic leader with more than 10 years’ experience launching and transforming early-stage startups, specializes in bringing innovative technologies to market. He holds over 55 granted patents and an additional 50 pending patents in payment and security technologies. He co-founded Swych in 2016 with Rob Sabella.

Linda Yang

VP of Engineering

Linda is a full-stack web and mobile developer who leads her team in creating authentic, clean, and simply smart software products with great user experiences.

Harpreet Chawla

VP of Product and Innovation

Harpreet is a strategic product management leader with more than 15 years of success directing and delivering innovative product solutions in digital commerce and payments domains that engage consumers with delightful, captivating and engaging experiences to maximize demand and conversion rates and ensure winning product launches.

Stephanie Barrueto

VP of Marketing

Stephanie has more than 10 years’ marketing experience resulting in acquisitions from Facebook and Square. She directs media relations, branding, advertising and website development. She manages and oversees sponsorships, events, charitable contributions, marketing training and more.

Murali Krishna

VP Business Development

Murali has over 20 years of global experience in creating and managing large portfolio of revenues and products, Identification and Creation of New Revenue Streams, Structuring business models and eco-system relationships, Corporate Finance, Thought Leadership and Consulting. He began his career in consulting with KPMG and has held leadership positions in North America with companies such as Wipro Technologies and CapGemini. He co-founded Mango Mobile TV USA, a streaming media platform with the largest library of Indian content which thousands of Indians turn to watch their favorite films and content and Flit – The Fashion Locator in Town to empower hundreds of smaller and independent brands and business owners in India which scaled to thousands of businesses across India’s retail landscape.

Meera Goyal

Director of Finance

Meera, an experienced finance executive, relishes the strategy and operational challenges of creating successful start-up ventures from vision through execution. She holds a master’s degree in accounting from the University of Southern California, and as an alumnus of PricewaterhouseCoopers, Meera brings deep expertise in auditing, accounting, budgeting, forecasting and mergers & acquisitions. She is an avid tennis player and lives with her husband and two sons in Plano, Texas.

Krishna Doddamane

Director of Solutions and Projects Management

Krishna brings more than 15 years of payments industry experience in leading software development, project management and technology integration to the Swych team. He has experience in contactless payments, mobile wallets, EMV payments and retail POS systems. He manages B2B and B2C projects, app development and end-to-end technology integration of the Swych platform at Swych customers and partners.

Kai Xing

Director of Engineering

Kai has always expressed keen interest in software development and has pursued his software development dreams for the past 20 years. His most rewarding experience is leading a large team of mobile developers and managing the applications his team creates. With more than 10 years of experience in mobile software development, over the past decade Kai has specialized in iOS/OSx platform developing. His love for his work has led him to further specialize in asp.Net server application design and implementation, and high performance algorithm design and implementation.

Nelson Zhang

Director of Engineering

Nelson graduated from York University, Toronto, with a degree in computer science. He co-founded SWYCH Canada (formerly Knupro Technology Inc.). With more than 13 years of full-stack software engineering experience with a focus on Android, iOS and .net APIs, Nelson leads and manages the full software development life cycles.

Tracee Lee Beebe

Brand Manager

Tracee Lee brings multi-discipline expertise to Swych, including a strong focus in marketing, communications and project management. She works closely with our brand partners to integrate exciting and popular brands into the Swych mobile app.

Deepak Jain

CEO & Co-Founder

Deepak, a strategic leader with more than 10 years’ experience launching and transforming early-stage startups, specializes in bringing innovative technologies to market. He holds over 55 granted patents and an additional 50 pending patents in payment and security technologies. He co-founded Swych in 2016 with Rob Sabella.

Raj Shimpi

VP of Blockchain Tech

Raj, a global technology and business executive, has held strategic roles in Fortune 50 companies focusing on innovation, operational excellence and organizational transformation. As a leader focused on fintech with expertise in the mobile and payments domain, Raj led key initiatives in digital wallets and retail banking and has successfully launched digital products focused on emerging payments. His current focus is bringing blockchain technology to enterprises and has been actively involved with Hyperledger fabric, Ethereum and Stellar platforms.

Deepak Jain

Co-Founder & CEO

Deepak, a strategic leader with more than 10 years’ experience launching and transforming early-stage startups, specializes in bringing innovative technologies to market. He holds over 55 granted patents and an additional 50 pending patents in payment and security technologies. He co-founded Swych in 2016 with Rob Sabella.

Mehul Desai

Board Member

Mehul has spent over 20 years in the areas of intellectual property, product development, business development, strategy and international operations, focusing on Information Communication Technologies and related applications worldwide.

Promoth Manghat

Board Member

Promoth Manghat is the Group Chief Executive Officer of UAE Exchange. He has been a champion of innovation in business since two decades, bringing out-of-the-box solutions in finance, strategy, product development, marketing, mergers & acquisitions and digital space, transforming the UAE Exchange group into a truly global entity. He deftly handled the complex acquisition of foreign exchange specialist, Travelex, by the group, taking the group’s direct presence to 45 countries. As the Group CEO, his digital vision ensured that the group partnered with various Fintech start-ups; is an active participant in various incubators in association with the likes of ADGM, DIFC, New York University Abu Dhabi, etc.; and has also made significant investments in start-ups backed by the highly potent blockchain technology. Promoth’s overarching principle of excellence has helped the brand firmly root itself in the labyrinthine ways of the money movement industry.

Tony Sabetti

Advisor

Tony brings more than 25 years of experience launching innovative mobile products to global markets. He served as senior director of technology at Softcard, a joint venture of AT&T Wireless, Verizon and T-Mobile USA (acquired by Google) and the first multi-platform, multi-bank, multi-OS mobile wallet to provide NFC payments.

David Durant

Advisor

David is the former Group Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary at BlackhawkNetwork Holdings, Inc.

Matt Hall

Advisor

Matt is a General Partner of HFM Capital where he oversees a diverse portfolio of investments. Prior to HFM, Matt led Amazon’s global payment acceptance group, was the Vice President of Business Development at Vesta Corporation. He has served as a member of the Federal Reserve Bank’s Corporate Payments Advisory Group and is on the non-profit Board of TINFA providing technology to underserved schools in developing countries.

Anu Shultes

Advisor

Anu is a consumer-focused payments leader with a passion for bringing innovative financial products to market. She has spent over 20 years in financial services industry, building products, bringing them to the masses through omni channel marketing, and growing businesses to scale. Anu loves building high performing teams and really cool products.

UAE Exchange

Investor

“UAE Exchange” is a leading global money transfer, foreign exchange and payment solutions brand, headquartered in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Established in 1980, today, it is one of the widest accepted globally networked remittance brands and a pioneer in digital adoption.

UAE Exchange, spread across in five continents from Americas to Oceania, operates in 28 countries with a strong network of over 800 direct offices and more than 200,000 agent locations in above 160 countries, and offers digital services including prepaid cards, online money transfer facilities, mobile-based applications and kiosks in many major markets. Over 9000 professionals, representing 40+ nationalities, collaborate every day to ensure consistent and enriched customer experience is delivered across multiple channels, bringing complete delight to more than 15 million customers worldwide.

This customer-centric ethos combined with a quality-driven approach, constant innovation in products and processes, and the deployment of latest technological advancements across all retail operations and digital channels sets UAE Exchange apart from its peers.

UAE Exchange Group is ISO-certified and has been honored internationally for its commitment to Quality Management, winning the European Society for Quality Research (ESQR) Quality Achievement Award and the Dubai Quality Gold Award. It is a member of prestigious associations, including the World Economic Forum and the United Nations Global Compact. The brand has been globally recognized and awarded for its corporate citizenship, customer service initiatives and business excellence.

Cerracap Ventures

Investor

Cerracap Ventures is a Global fund headquartered in California and dedicated to early stage technology investments. Operating out of three hubs of tech innovation (San Francisco, Tel Aviv and Bangalore) Cerracap focuses on Enterprise (B2B) products and solutions in the emerging tech areas of Cyber Security, Analytics, IOT and Healthcare IT.

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