Freecharge Ap­points Fa­reed Jawad as Vice Pres­i­dent and Prin­ci­pal Prod­uct Ar­chi­tect

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Freecharge, dig­i­tal pay­ments plat­form an­nounced the ap­point­ment of Fa­reed Jawad as the Prin­ci­pal Prod­uct Ar­chi­tect and Vice Pres­i­dent (VP) pay­ments. In his new role, Fa­reed’s man­date will be to build pay­ments tech­nolo­gies at Freecharge. Ad­di­tion­ally, he will lead the ef­forts on build­ing tech­nolo­gies for solv­ing the unique pay­ments prob­lems in In­dia.

Freecharge is on a mis­sion to build the world-class pay­ments ecosys­tem for mer­chants and cus­tomers. The com­pany seeks to work col­lab­o­ra­tively with var­i­ous in­no­va­tors and emerg­ing Fin­Tech play­ers to im­ple­ment the most re­li­able and fric­tion­less pay­ment method and Fa­reed will be in­stru­men­tal in driv­ing this with the se­nior lead­er­ship team at Freecharge.

Prior to his ap­point­ment at Freecharge, Fa­reed most re­cently served as Prin­ci­pal Prod­uct Ar­chi­tect at Ama­zon In­dia, where he was re­spon­si­ble for build­ing the core pay­ment pro­cess­ing in­fra­struc­ture for the or­ga­ni­za­tion. Be­fore join­ing Ama­zon, Fa­reed was with Flip­kart as Di­rec­tor – Prod­uct Man­age­ment and was part of the core team that launched PayZippy.

“Fa­reed’s ap­point­ment reaf­firms Freecharge’s com­mit­ment to hir­ing the in­dus­try’s best tal­ent. We are on a cusp of a rev­o­lu­tion to ac­cel­er­ate the Fin­Tech ca­pa­bil­i­ties in In­dia. We look for­ward to Fa­reed’s con­tri­bu­tion in strength­en­ing our tech­ni­cal ex­per­tise and pay­ments ca­pa­bil­i­ties with his in-depth un­der­stand­ing of pay­ments sec­tor. Fa­reed will be re­spon­si­ble for de­vel­op­ing prod­ucts for cus­tomers and mer­chants both online and off­line, in line with our vi­sion to be the dig­i­tal OS for the pay­ments busi­ness in In­dia.” said Govind Ra­jan, COO, Freecharge.

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