Jitendra Gupta

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Jitendra Gupta

MD, PayU India and Founder, Citrus Pay

Jitendra was Founder and CEO of Citrus Pay, a leading digital payments company in India. Post acquisition of Citrus Pay by Naspers, he leads the consumer businesses at the combined entity, PayU India, as their Managing Director for consumer payments business in India.

He has more than 12 years of work experience in banking and financial services industry and considered an expert in payments industry. Prior to Citrus, he was working with ICICI bank for 7 years.

During his tenure at Citrus, he grew the company to a 300 member+ strong team and company was counted among Top 3 payment companies in India with in a span of 4 years. Citrus counted its investors base from Sequoia Capital and E-context Japan to Ascent Capital in Series C round. He also led Citrus to the largest all-cash deal in the fintech space in India, with the acquisition of Citrus by Naspers Group in September 2016.

He graduated from Sydenham College, Mumbai and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

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