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WhizKard

A proximity m-commerce platform that requires no new equipment to install, is smartphone and processor agnostic, and integrates with any POS

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Dallas, TX, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded August 2012
  • Employees 10
  • Website whizkard.com

Company Summary

WhizKard is an m-commerce platform that requires no new equipment installation at merchant locations. Merchants get value-added services such as mobile loyalty programs and promotions. Consumers get a free and secure mobile wallet that carries multiple cards for payments, simplifies rewards and offers, and centralizes receipt storage. The platform transforms a one-off transaction between the consumer and merchant into a dynamic relationship.

Team

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    Harsh Muthal
    Chairman & Co-Founder

    Harsh has over two decades of executive level experience working in IT Services and Business Consulting in Americas, Europe and Asia. He has managed large P&L responsibilities at multinational firms like IBM, Motorola and Unilever. Prior to joining Spektrum, Harsh was the Chief Executive Officer of Tholons and led the Information Technology and Business Strategy Practice as a Managing Partner.

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    Sam Vahie
    CEO & Co-Founder

    Sam is a senior business and technology executive with wide-ranging experience in strategy, enterprise transformation, operations, analytics and technology. As a successful consultant for several multi-national fortune 500 companies over the last eighteen years, he has taken concepts from ideation to execution and adoption while building rewarding relationships with clients.

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    Shailu Tipparaju
    CIO

    Shailu Tipparaju is an Entrepreneur, Engineer and an Evangelist, and currently serves the role of Founder & Chairman - Strateology Group. As a serial entrepreneur, Shailu has founded and funded several companies across Technology, Retail, Financial, Healthcare and Education industries. Always armed with a boundless positivity and enthusiasm, a CAN-DO spirit, and a scale of width and depth of rich experience and expertise to boot, Shailu has led s

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    Raj Tipparaju
    CTO

    Raj had been part of several successful product ventures that have been acquired by Venture Capital firms. He spearheaded a globally deployed software platform for automated testing in Telecommunications industry during his tenure at Motorola. He was the chief architect for EdAssist software platform, an industry leader in tuition management in Education industry which was acquired by Bright Horizons. He has architected several turnkey solutions

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    Divakar Rajamani
    Member, Advisory Board

    Divakar is currently a Professor and Managing Director at University of Texas, Dallas and brings his expertise in product lifecycle management to WhizKard. Prior to joining the University in 2002, he was a Director at i2 Technologies and Consultant to GM.

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    David True
    Member, Advisory Board

    David is an alternative payment expert with over two decades of experience including senior positions at MasterCard and American Express. He is the co-author of “Creative Disruption of Your Wallet”. Currently he is the Managing Director of Broadly Curious Advisors and President of NYPAY

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    Jay Singh
    CMO

    Jay is a forward-thinking and deeply engaging professional with global experience in finance, marketing and human resources. He has a keen sense of product marketing and buzz across various distribution channels. He completed his education in International Relations and Mathematics at Belmont Abbey College in North Carolina, and prior to that has lived extensively in India, Middle East, Africa and Europe.