Speaker "Celestine Vettical" Details Back



Cashaa - The Next Generation Banking Platform For The Next Billion


Cashaa is creating a better bank, challenging legacy banking by building an app and products with input from our community of users. Our blockchain based platform enables its community to store, save, spend, receive, borrow and get insured, with a simplified user experience in a legally compliant way. Ultimately, Cashaa aims to become a one-stop-shop for financial needs. Together with Master Card Service Provider we have built the world's first wallet that enables our user to store or transfer money to any card in the world. The sender and the receiver transact in the local currency and needs no awareness of cryptocurrencies or blockchain technology. Money in the Cashaa wallet will move faster and easier than cryptocurrencies, receivers will be able to get the money within 30 minutes in their local currency to any card, bank account or wallet in the world in our network.


Celestine Vettical is an Entrepreneur, Technology Executive and Investor with over 25 years of industry experience. He was previously the Founder and CEO of Perfomix, an oilfield technology platform company that provides tools to enhance the performance of oil & gas reservoirs, which was acquired by Baker Hughes in 2014. At Baker Hughes, Celestine was responsible for managing the company’s next generation of remote operations solutions and intelligent digital oilfield initiatives. Celestine was the co-inventor and CTO at Pi Electronics, which developed the self-service mailing machines located in US post offices. He was also a co-founder of Paymetric, a leading enterprise payment solutions software company and SAP partner. Besides these entrepreneurial endeavors, Celestine was the global head of strategic initiatives & alliances at Cognizant Technology Solutions (NASDAQ: CTSH). Prior to that, he was the worldwide manufacturing industry solutions director at Microsoft. His primary responsibility was to lead the development of Microsoft’s global strategy for enterprise business solutions in the manufacturing industry. Celestine spent the early eight years of his corporate career at SAP. Celestine holds a B.S. in Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Calicut, India and M.S. in Computer Science from University of Houston.