Leadership Team - Payoda
Leadership Team

Since its inception in 2005 out of New York City, Payoda has grown along with its leaders. From a modest beginning with a 20 member team, we today have experienced and globally - distributed senior management team supported by our strong, active and independent board members. In a decade long journey, Payoda has crossed many a milestone and is growing from strength to strength.

Our people have always been what helped us redefine the spaces that we were ingoing from delivering successful products and global solutions to highly localized, socially impactful activities.

We believe in walking the talk and start with a strong bias towards action.

We value and respect integrity and diversity.

We are passionately committed to fostering an inclusive work culture that encourages everyone to be their best.

Anand Purushothaman

Anand Purushothaman

CEO

A founding member with over a decade’s experience on Wall Street, Anand displays a rare to find strain of leadership which motivates others to commit to action. As a doer, his far-sighted and visionary leadership provokes impact and influences others to lead even without titles. Anand embeds excellence into everyday work both for himself and across the teams.

Karunya Sampath

Karunya Sampath

COO

With proven experience in technology and leadership roles in NYC, Karunya who is a co-founder is responsible for building, growing and scaling Payoda’s operation across locations. Her vast experience creates a positive impact that drives the company’s overall business strategy.

Kamaraj K

Kamaraj K

CFO

His extensive experience in accounting and exceptional knowledge in finance is Payoda’s key strength. His leadership empowers the team to set the bar high and be future ready. Kamaraj brings in 38 years of experience in Banking and Finance and he is responsible for the company’s financial growth, accounting and legal activities.

Pavithra Krishnamurthy

Pavithra Krishnamurthy

CMO

A trend setter. Her ambition and determination together with a sense of style and endless energy is a must say. Pavithra is a creative and versatile marketing professional with experience in diverse aspects of marketing and sales. Her courage to build & drive new strategies to meet the changing needs of the business is paramount. Pavithra brings over two decades of experience across multiple areas in the marketing domain including market strategy, brand building, product and services marketing, and IP "go to market".

Arunachalam Sundaresan

Arunachalam Sundaresan

VP Global Sales & Strategic Initiatives

Carrying a rich experience in IT Solution selling space, he is a man of action. His versatile domain experience helps us in understanding the client's business problems and arrive at suitable solution. With over 19 years of experience in Sales & Business Development, Arun is responsible for Sales, Strategic Client Initiatives and Demand Management

Murthy Duvvuri

Murthy Duvvuri

VP - Delivery

A passionate and soft spoken innovator and technologist, Murthy’s distinct style of leadership motivates the team from the front line to move forward towards a common goal. As a true action centered leader, Murthy brings in 18 years of experience in spearheading delivery management and establishes uniform processes and procedures to effectively address customer expectations.

Ganesh Kumar Sundaram

Ganesh Kumar Sundaram

Head - User Experience

His never give up attitude and limitless energy will catch your attention. His massively creative mind brings out the best for a delightful & engaging user experience, each time. Ganesh is an idea factory who stays updated and ranks high up in the industry. He brings over 12 years of experience in UX with vast experience in managing UX projects, UI Design, Interaction Design, Product Design and Usability Testing.

Nivrutha Sampath

Nivrutha Sampath

VP - HR & General Operations

Nivrutha comes with diverse human resources and management experience leading HR initiatives including policy design, compensation, performance management, recruiting and compliance reporting. Her optimistic attitude, exceptional confidence and determination is our pillar of strength. Nivrutha is an authentic leader with over 9 years of experience working with banks spearheading multiple layers of business operations. She heads HR and Admin at Payoda.

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See yourself here?

Like what you have seen? Think you’d be a great fit here? We can always make space for more people who share our vision for the future. We’d love to hear from you. Do get in touch or stop by when you are in our vicinity.