Digital Lebanon:

Gaurang Shah
Senior Vice President, Digital Payments & Labs, Middle East & Africa Mastercard

Gaurang Shah is the MEA lead for Digital Payments. In his current role, Gaurang is in charge of developing solutions and executing market strategies for cash displacement, leveraging digital payment technologies.

Prior to this role, Gaurang was MENA Division Lead for Global Processing, focused on developing and executing market strategies and national ecosystem development across the cluster

Gaurang joined Mastercard in April 2013 and since then he has been driving several key initiatives across the region. He also successfully led the Safety & Security agenda for the region with the conceptualization and execution of the Fraud solutions strategy.

Gaurang brings 15+ years of experience in technology, banking and payment space working closely with global companies – Infosys (large software exporter), ICICI Bank (Largest private sector bank in India), Visa and current Mastercard.

Gaurang graduated from the Indian School of Business (affiliated to Kellogg’s, Wharton and London Business School) with a degree in Business Administration. 


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