Ameya Agnihotri has been appointed as the Chief Technology Officer at 5paisa Capital, a digital discount broker company.
Before joining 5paisa Capital, Agnihotri held a key role at Paytm (One97 Communications) within Paytm’s travel division, where he led a team of 110 engineers. Over the course of the last 17 years, he played a pivotal role in successfully constructing digital platforms for various industries across continents.
Previously, he served as the Chief Technology Officer at Zeotap, a Berlin-based company. His professional experience also includes positions at Uber, PubMatic, and Veritas. He earned his master’s degree in computer application from the University of Pune.
Commenting on the appointment, Narayan Gangadhar, MD and CEO, 5paisa Capital, said, “I am very excited to welcome Ameya to the 5paisa team. Ameya is a standout and well respected technology leader with decades of experience building innovative technology products. His stellar background in building teams, large scale digital products and deep understanding of the evolving tech ecosystem will help us attract top talent and greatly accelerate our digitization efforts. Ameya will be based in Bangalore and lead our engineering center where we continue to attract top talent from the tech industry.”
Agnihotri added, “5paisa has already built a fantastic platform and has been among leaders in the digital discount broking space. I am really excited to be a part of this innovative company and offer my experience in building some of the greatest products and platforms in investing space.”