Simpl, one of India’s most innovative payments platforms, announced the appointment of Prashant Kashyap to head the company’s growing business. With 14 years of diverse experience across industries & domains such as fintech, mobile, O2O, e-commerce, search and media, amongst others, Prashant joins Simpl as Senior Vice President and will play an instrumental role in the expansion of the company.
Prashant was previously VP and Head of Consumer Business at ClearTax, where he oversaw the growth of e-filing business. He also led the team to create a profitable financial-marketplace business. And launched their personal finance products for consumers. He is an alumnus of IIIT-H & IIM-B. He has previously worked with Microsoft, Mindshare as Head of Digital Strategy, and at ibibo Group as Director – Products. He’s also had his own successful entrepreneurial stint.
“Simpl is entering a new phase of growth and expansion. Prashant’s experience will be invaluable in scaling Simpl’s business, as we will be launching deep integrations with some of India’s largest merchants” says Chaitra Chidanand, co-founder and President at Simpl.
In the last two quarters, Simpl has more than tripled its transaction volumes. As it works with merchants to enable payments that is invisible, users are experiencing the best of what merchants have to offer – a buying experience minus all the friction that comes with paying.