Chairman at Payment Council of India | India
Naveen Surya has been known for revolutionizing electronic payment solutions in India. Backed by 17 years of experience in the finance industry, he introduced India’s first ever Multi Purpose Cash Card, ItzCash Card.
Naveen Surya launched ‘ItzCash Card’ in 2005 under the aegis of Essel Group to enable customers in conducting seamless, safe, and simple financial transactions without the age-old constraints of time, space, and location.
Under his leadership, Itz Cash Card Limited has won national and international accolades including “Innovative Use of Technology”, “Best General Purpose Spending Card Program” and “the Most Innovative Prepaid Program” of the year 2008 for the “Octroi Automation Program”.
In the past he has been associated with TCS as Management Consultant, where he worked on projects like ACC, GE Capital (UK) and UBS (Japan).
Born and brought up in Jodhpur, he completed his graduation in Commerce and Law from the city; followed by a Company Secretarial Course from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
Naveen Surya also dons the hat of being the chairman of Payment Council of India at Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and is an active member of Prepaid International Forum (PIF) and a former member of GIRO Committee of RBI.
He is an avid reader and a sports buff; and also actively contributes to social causes like Child Education, Support to Orphans, Animal Care and life impacting diseases like Epilepsy.