Bengaluru, November 3, 2023: Perfios, India’s largest B2B SaaS Fintech company, announced the appointment of two key executives to its leadership team. Sumit Nigam has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO), while Anu Mathew joins as Chief People Officer (CPO). The appointments are part of Perfios’ strategic preparation for an IPO listing over the next 18-24 months, along with their plans for global expansion.
Sumit Nigam, who assumed the role of CTO in July, brings over two decades of valuable experience in technology leadership to Perfios. In his new role, Sumit will be instrumental in guiding the company’s technological advancements with a focus on enhancing Perfios’s comprehensive suite of SaaS products as they expand their global footprint. Sumit will work closely with the CEO to shape the company’s technology roadmap. Prior to joining Perfios, Sumit has worked with organisations such as Big Basket, Walmart Global Tech, Informatica, and Dell EMC, where he honed his skills and expertise for several years.
While continuing to serve on the board, Debashish Chakraborty, co-founder who has served as CTO at Perfios for an impressive 15 years, will transition to a more strategic role within the organization. He will continue to be on the board and provide valuable guidance on critical technology projects while mentoring the tech team led by Sumit.
“I am thrilled to become a part of Perfios’ journey at this crucial juncture. Perfios has been at the forefront of numerous innovations in the Fintech space, and there are vast opportunities for bringing in the next set of disruptions that can empower our customers in different ways. As we continue to expand and strengthen our global footprint, technology will play a leading role in shaping the future, and I am happy to steer the cutting-edge tech that Perfios is so known for,” commented Sumit Nigam.
Anu Mathew’s career spans over two decades, marked by her successful scaling of startups and tenure with global organizations. Having lived and worked in both India and England, Anu brings extensive experience in building global teams and collaborating with founders and leaders to create high-growth, sustainable organizations with a positive team culture. Anu has also played the role of a coach where she supports leaders in overcoming challenges to enhance their impact and expedite success. Her rich and diverse background, including roles at Pine Labs, QwikCilver, HCL, and GE, provided her with a holistic perspective and a unique approach to organization-building.
“I am very excited to join Perfios as we step into the next phase of growth. Perfios has a rich culture of collaboration and innovation that creates an environment where our people enjoy work. I look forward to building the talent strategy to fuel business growth. I am committed to nurturing a workplace that values diversity, embraces creativity, and empowers every team member to excel,” Anu Mathew commented.
On the critical hires which will strengthen the company’s C-suite, Sabyasachi Goswami, CEO at Perfios, shared, “We are excited to welcome both Sumit Nigam and Anu Mathew to the Perfios family. Their appointments mark the next phase of our growth. Sumit will be driving innovation to fortify our tech stack and on the foundation that is already built by Debashish, and uphold Perfios’ cutting-edge technology. With Anu’s expertise we will take a leap forward towards nurturing our people-first culture, and we eagerly look forward to the transformative influence she’ll bring to our team and the organizations we serve.”