Lokvir leads Pine Labs’ initiatives in building innovative payments solutions. Lokvir has a strong interest in new payment technologies and their application to changing customer needs.Lokvir brings in 25 years of diverse & extensive experience in identifying new opportunities, setting goals and strategies and building teams that spearhead various initiatives. Prior to joining Pine Labs, Lokvir had worked with Schlumberger in the area of financial management & business development in India and overseas. Lokvir holds a Bachelor of Engineering from IIT, Kanpur and a Masters in Business Administration from IIM, Bangalore.
Kush has domain expertise in the payments industry & possesses an in-depth knowledge of the cards eco-system, having worked with Visa Inc , American Express & Citibank over the last 10 years. As a part of the Management team, Kush is Responsible for Profitable growth of multiple Business Units. Along with driving a seasoned business leadership team across functions such as, merchant sales, acquirer and Network Partnerships, Issuer engagement and EMI products, Loyalty Business and SME merchant engagement unit. Kush also plays a pivotal role in leading the expansion of Pine Labs across key markets in South East Asia. He holds a bachelors in Commerce from Delhi University and a Masters in Business Administration, Marketing from Fore School of Management
Vikas Bhasin is responsible for Pine Labs overall financial health, investor relations, securing new funding and all regulatory compliances. Vikas brings in 15 years of financial and entrepreneurial experience in internet and Technology domain. He has earlier worked as CEO of Urtechmate, Vice President Finance in Makemytrip, Financial controller at Gemalto (formerly Schlumberger) besides handling other finance positions in New Holland Tractors and Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Limited. Vikas is a Chartered Accountant from Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and holds an honors degree in Commerce from Shri Ram College of Commerce.
Nipun leads cross functional initiatives at Pine Labs, with an aim to enhance product propositions and revenue expansion. Nipun brings rich experience having previously worked as a venture investor at Sequoia Capital, P&L Lead at Flipkart, Management Consultant at BCG and technology manager at Amazon. Nipun holds a Masters in Computer Science from Stanford University and an MBA from The Wharton School.
Sanjeev is the Chief Solutions Architect at Pine Labs and specializes in designing and building 'high performance' and secure transaction systems. He has been the force behind Pine Labs Cloud based platform for Credit/Debit Transaction Acquiring. His fondest memories of Pine Labs revolve around spending nights at gas stations while building a robust Forecourt Controller that has become the benchmark in the industry. Sanjeev holds a B tech degree from IIT, Kharagpur and is also the un-official crooner of Pine Labs.
Dev is responsible for project management and smooth delivery of the products and services to various customers. Dev specialty domains are payment and loyalty domain. Dev has about 16 years of experience primarily in building business applications like transaction management, logistics, supply chain, CRM and business consulting. Dev graduated from Delhi University and holds Masters in Business Administration from Birla Institute of Management Technology.
Rakesh Sharma leads Retail Petroleum Vertical of Pine Labs and was the key person responsible for Pine Labs foraying into retail automation. He has deep domain knowledge of the petroleum retailing Industry. Prior to Pine Labs, Rakesh was with Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd. He holds Bachelor of Technology from Regional Engineering College, Warangal and a Masters in Business Administration.