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Sujit Unni joins Paysafe as Chief Technology Officer

Sujit Unni, CTO, Paysafe

Specialized payments platform Paysafe has appointed Sujit Unni as its chief technology officer (CTO) to further strengthen its technology leadership team, the company said in a statement.

Unni would be responsible for driving technology strategy, the design, and architecture of Paysafe’s end to end technology landscape. He will be based in the company’s London office reporting to Roy Aston, Group Chief Information Officer (CIO).

Paysafe’s enables businesses and consumers, across 12 global locations and 40 currencies, to connect and transact seamlessly through industry-leading capabilities in payment processing, digital wallet, card issuing, and online cash solutions. It has an annualized transactional volume of over $85 billion on its integrated tech platform. It is geared toward mobile-initiated transactions, real-time analytics and the convergence between brick-and-mortar and online payments.

Prior to joining Paysafe in January 2020, Unni was the CIO of  Lending Platforms for Barclays UK, where he oversaw the technology strategy, architecture, and engineering for cards, mortgages, and loans for Barclays’ Retail and Business Banking segments. In his role as CIO, he was responsible for the digital transformation of Barclays’ lending products including the point-of-sale proposition for partners such as Apple and Uber and launched Barclays open market loans.

Roy Aston, Group CIO of Paysafe, commented: “I am delighted to welcome Sujit to Paysafe at such an exciting time in our growth journey and I’m confident he will be a real asset to our technology leadership team as we drive forward our vision of being the world’s leading specialized payments platform.  Sujit’s wealth of experience in the payments industry and strong technical knowledge will bring huge value to the team.”

To this Unni, who also is very active as an advisor for several start-ups in the US and UK.added that, “Paysafe has a really clear technology vision and I’m really looking forward to working with Roy and the whole team to drive it forward.”

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