Founder, Citrus Pay
Jitendra was Founder and MD of Citrus Pay, a leading digital payments company in India. Post acquisition of Citrus Pay by Naspers, he leads the consumer businesses at the combined entity, PayU India, as their Managing Director.
He has more than 12 years of work experience in banking and financial services industry and considered an expert in payments industry. Prior to Citrus, he was working with ICICI bank for 7 years, wherein he was part of founding team of Retail cross sell and Investment banking division in the bank. During his last stint with the bank, he led the whole initiative of stitching a joint venture between ICICI bank and First Data in Indian market. This was a unique JV ever done between a bank and an independent payments compan.
In last 4 years, he has grown Citrus in to 300 member+ strong team. Citrus counted its investors base from Sequoia Capital and E-context Japan to Ascent Capital in Series C round. He also led Citrus to the largest all-cash deal in the fintech space in India, with the acquisition of Citrus by Naspers Group in September 2016.
He graduated from Sydenham College, Mumbai and is a qualified Chartered