Bangalore is known around the world as the “Silicon Valley of India” with the second fastest growing metro area in the country. India’s IT industry started in Bangalore 25 years ago and the tech scene has steadily grown and matured over the past 2.5 decades. Today Bangalore’s tech companies are working on projects around the world including some of the major financial center banks. It goes without saying that Bangalore’s Fintech companies are either directly or indirectly involved in cutting edge technology with a focus on payments, lending, open banking initiatives, and robotic process automation.
Anu is the Founder & CEO of Prakat Solutions, a company she founded with a few software industry experts in Dec 2009. Prakat specializes in Product, Test & Accessibility Engineering and Application Modernization. Even prior to Prakat she was not new to global organisations.
Anu was entrusted with the responsibility of building the testing business for CA and Aztec(MindTree). These experiences helped her have a fulfilling career at Infosys, as part of the leadership who grew a strong business unit in Independent Software validation from concept to over 8,000 people & $450 million. She was also part of teams in Verifone and Cybercash who were credited with giving life to new ideas. Key highlights include organization building, service portfolio creation, business planning, sales force enabling, global service delivery teams and skill development.
Anu is the FinTech Connector Community Partner for Bangalore. In this capacity she will help create a local community of finance, tech, and business enablers and innovators within the Fintech ecosystem. Furthermore, she plans to expose the Bangalore Fintech community to the global FinTech Connector members in order to drive collaboration and cultivation of Fintech ideas into financial services innovation around the globe.