Chief Technology Officer - Engineering Department
With a primary focus on the payment domain, he has consistently led, planned, developed, and implemented cutting-edge IT solutions for clients worldwide. Acowale takes great pride in highlighting Prabha's exceptional contributions for the country, particularly as one of the key leaders in building the UPI (Unified Payments Interface) system.
In a short span UPI has become the back-bone of the Indian Economy with ~9 billion monthly transactions. Further Prabha, as Head Software and Enterprise Architect, has played a pivotal role in bringing many other national-level projects to life, at the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI). He was instrumental in building IMPS (Immediate Payment Service), AEPS (Aadhaar Enabled Payments Switch), NFS, and RuPay. In collaboration with esteemed partners such as JCB/UPI, he has seamlessly integrated Debit/Credit switch capabilities.
His professional journey is a testament to his diverse talents, having held esteemed positions in Technology for LIPI and FIS, and CTO in the ATM domain Organization.
Additionally, he was honoured with the prestigious Best Coder Award , Upcoming Star, Rupay Switch Award during his career years, a testament to his exceptional programming acumen.
When M. Prabhakar discovered Acowale, he was captivated by the project's profound potential to shape the future. Fuelled by the prospect of transforming imagination into tangible reality and creating solutions that empower individuals, he joined our team as Chief Technologies Officer and became one of our esteemed Co-Founders.
With his unparalleled expertise and unwavering dedication, we are poised to transcend boundaries and revolutionise the industry. Prabha's unwavering belief in the transformative power of our product fuels our collective drive to build innovative solutions that redefine the way we interact with technology and ability to bring dreams to life and positively impact the world. With passion and purpose, we forge ahead, shaping a future where imagination seamlessly merges with reality as Acowale is thriving towards its goal of billion users by 2025.