Founder, Infynit

Ritesh is globally recognised among the top 100 Fintech Fintech and Payments leaders, Top50 Digital Thought Leaders & Influencers. Entrepreneurial Technology Leader, Board Advisor, startup founder and PhD in Payments Innovation, Open Banking and Financial Inclusion. He is a fellow and expert at Digital Euro Association and Global Blockchain Association. Ritesh has two decades of global experience in Digital Technology, Business Transformation and Operations and has been at the forefront of the payments and banking industry, led the future of VISA payments, introduced Apple Pay in Europe / UK, and is a recognised advocate of Financial Inclusion, Diversity & Inclusion. He has led the transformation across many global organisations, notably HSBC, Maersk, Visa etc.
He is also a G20 GPFI (Global Partnership for Financial Inclusion) member advisor. Fellow at the Center for Innovation at Public Policy, advising on public policies related to emerging tech and financial services, including Open Network for Digital Commerce, Central Bank Digital Currency, Data Privacy and Metaverse. Ritesh is an expert on open banking and a trusted advisor to payment regulatory and government bodies, the big four consulting firms, VCs & PEs for investments and disinvestments. He has recently advised major payments programs globally, such as UPI, P27, and Fednow in the US. Along with this, he is also advising on Digital Public Infrastructure and Digital Public Goods Initiatives.