Fareed Jawad has recently joined Freecharge as Principal Product Architect and Vice President payments. In this role, Jawad is expected to build payments technologies at Freecharge, and lead efforts on building technologies to solve the unique payments problems that India faces.
Before this, Jawad was serving as Principal Product Architect at Amazon India, where he helped build the core payment processing infrastructure as a part of his role. Prior to that, he has worked with Flipkart as Director – Product Management and was also a part of the core team that launched PayZippy.
Jawad has had a long stint in the payments industry, being associated with it right from the earliest payment gateways with VeriFone in the US. His career path also included stints with large payment processors like Moneris Solutions in Canada and eFunds/FIS where he helped enhance the acceptance and issuance platforms for Chip Card processing.