Rohan Khara has been named chief product officer of BharatPe Group, a fintech startup. Khara will oversee teams responsible for customer research, innovation, and the creation of products throughout the BharatPe Group.
Nalin Negi, the interim chief executive and chief financial officer, will get his reports, as reported by The Economic Times.
“My focus as the CPO will not only be to build innovative products that drive immense value for our end users (merchants and consumers), but also balance innovation with fiscal prudence. We will continue to launch new products that cater to the requirements of our target segments, while driving business value by adding to the bottom line,” said Rohan Khara.
Khara held the position of managing director of the loan platform FairMoney India before joining BharatPe. Over the past eight years, Khara has worked with fintech companies in three growing markets: Nigeria, Indonesia, and India, creating and expanding banking products.
BharatPe was founded in 2018 with the vision of making financial inclusion a reality for Indian merchants. In 2018, BharatPe launched India’s first UPI-interoperable QR code.
In 2020, post-Covid, BharatPe also launched India’s only zero MDR card acceptance terminal – BharatSwipe. Currently serving over 1 millions merchants across 400+ cities , the company is a leader in UPI offline transactions, with annualized Transaction Processed Value of US$ 26 Bn in payments.