Branch, one of the most popular personal finance applications, has promoted Anshul Agrawal to Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the company’s global operations.
Anshul has more than 15 years of experience in technological infrastructure and architecture, as well as security, performance, product development, and UI/UX best practises.
He’s an engineer from IIT Roorkee who dropped out of a PhD programme at a US university to pursue his entrepreneurial ambitions.
Commenting on his new role, Anshul said, “It’s an immense honour to lead the technology charter of Branch International Financial Services. We will continue to work on improving access to world class financial services by working closely with the relevant stakeholders and taking our journey to the next billion customers.”
In the new position, Anshul’s key responsibilities will include decision making for the overarching technology infrastructure that closely aligns with the organization’s goals, along with working closely with the organization’s engineering staff to innovate and perform everyday operations.
Speaking on the appointment of Anshul as the CTO for the company, Sucheta Mahapatra, Managing Director, Branch India said, “Anshul is a valuable asset to the company. His strategic approach on technology-first growth will enable Branch to scale our services. We at Branch are always focused on advancing our in-house talents to help them explore their potential, thereby providing them opportunities for growth.”