NiYO, a new-age digital banking solutions provider for salaried employees has extended their senior leadership team with the addition of Gourav Kumar as Head of Finance and Kugesh Veeraraghavan as Head of Engineering. Based out of Bangalore, Gourav would be responsible for designing and implementing financial systems and making business processes more robust for the company; while Kugesh will be responsible to churn out state-of-the-art technology products and help NiYO adhere to industry best practices.
Gourav brings over 13 years of leadership experience in Corporate Strategy, General Management, Fin
ance, HR, Operations & Process improvement. Prior to NiYO, Gourav has had diverse experiences in senior finance roles in both high growth startups and global organizations like Hotstar, MobiKwik, Havas Worldwide and Larsen & Tourbo Ltd.
Kugesh brings more than two decades of industry experience in enterprise storage and softwar
e. Before joining NiYO, Kugesh was with NetApp where he was managing engineering cloud operations. Prior to that, he has worked with EMC and Xerox Corporation.
Commenting on the senior hires, Vinay Bagri, Co-founder and CEO, NiYO, said: “Strengthening the team with new talent is crucial in driving business performance. Both Gourav and Kugesh have rich experience in their respective fields. With them leading the Finance and Engineering teams, we hope to fortify our service suite and accelerate our growth performance.”
This appointment comes on the back of the company’s plan to hire over 1000+ employees in the next two years.
NiYO is a fintech startup conceptualized in 2015 that offers digital banking solutions for salaried employees across various sectors. Currently, with over half a million customers and relationships with over 3000 corporates, NiYO is growing to be a truly trusted digital banking platform across India.