Perfios Strengthens Leadership Team in Anticipation of Upcoming IPO

As part of its preparations for an initial public offering (IPO) expected within the next 18-24 months, Fintech SaaS startup Perfios has announced two key leadership appointments. Sumit Nigam has taken on the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO), effective since July, while Anu Mathew has been appointed Chief People Officer (CPO).

Sumit Nigam, who brings with him over two decades of experience in technology leadership, has previously worked with organizations such as BigBasket, Walmart Global Tech, Informatica, and Dell EMC. In his capacity as CTO, Nigam will play a vital role in driving the technological advancements of the startup, focusing on enhancing its suite of Software as a Service (SaaS) products.

Anu Mathew’s career spans over two decades, marked by her successful scaling of startups and tenure with global organisations. She has previously worked with Pine Labs, QwikCilver, HCL, and GE.

Meanwhile, Debashish Chakraborty, one of Perfios’ co-founders and the previous CTO of the company for 15 years, is transitioning to a more strategic role within the organization while maintaining his board membership. In this new position, he will offer guidance on technology initiatives and provide direction to the tech team led by Nigam.

Established in 2008 by VR Govindarajan and Chakraborty, Perfios is a B2B and B2C startup that offers software solutions to financial institutions. These solutions encompass credit decision-making, analytics, onboarding automation, and due diligence, among other services. With a presence in 18 countries and partnerships with more than 1,000 financial institutions, Perfios provides a wide array of products and platforms, including over 75 products and more than 500 APIs.


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