Upendra Namburi is a sales and marketing professional with over 15 years experience in Banking, Financial Services, FMCG & Manufacturing. He has played key roles in establishing and growing 3 new business lines and over 20 new product launches across industries.
He has worked in diverse areas including debit & credit cards, smart cards, merchant services, Internet & mobile banking, ATMs, payment gateways, transit payments, loyalty services, packaged foods and beverages.
He was also responsible for conceptualizing one of India’s first large coalition loyalty programmes, and has also worked extensively in designing and establishing some of the country’s leading credit cum loyalty programmes.
Payments & loyalty remain areas of passion and he has both spoken and published extensively on the subjects. Innovation, financial inclusion and social marketing are subjects that excite him.
Upendra would be contributing a series of articles on trends and opportunities in Payments, Banking and Financial Services, with a focus on India and emerging markets.
- Payments (Alone) May Not Pay the Bills
- The Branch is Dead…Long Live the Branch!
- The Enigma of Zero
Upendra is based in Gurgaon, India. He blogs at futureredefined.blogpsot.com & loyaltyredefined.blogspot.com and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or http://twitter.com/#!/upendranamburi