Rahul Gupta is the Chief Executive Officer of Avanti Finance. The company is co-founded by luminaries Ratan Tata, Nandan Nilekani, and Dr.Vijay Kelkar with a vision to provide affordable financial services to the next 100 million unserved and underserved households leveraging new-age digital technologies. The Avanti team is reimagining financial inclusion and building a population-scale digital platform.
Rahul joined Avanti Finance in October 2018 as its first CEO and is based in Bengaluru. Earlier, Rahul was with GE (General Electric) for over 20 years in Singapore, Hong Kong & India across
GE Capital and GE-Global Growth Organisation in a variety of senior leadership roles including CEO of GE Money Singapore, Hong Kong, and Managing Director-Business Development for the full suite of GE’s businesses in the ASEAN region. Earlier in his career, he worked with a Telecom firm in Eastern Europe and with American Express & Xerox in India.
He is a sports nut, enjoys high altitude trekking, dabbles in start-up’s and has an eclectic taste in music.