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Dr Parag Shirnamé

Dr Parag Shirnamé

Vice President - Client Relations (International & Retail), Aurus

Parag is a seasoned executive, who brings a unique blend of global expertise and data-driven strategies to the table. He holds an impressive track record of turning around partner relationships and driving profitable growth across industries, with a specific focus on the international payments landscape.

Parag's diverse background spans 24 countries in both government and private sectors. This immersion has equipped him with a deep understanding of international business nuances and the ability to navigate complex partnerships across borders. He seamlessly blends this global perspective with his sharp data analysis skills, ensuring informed decision-making and building agile, fact-based organizations. Parag's success stems not only from his strategic mind but also from his strong interpersonal skills honed through corporate, diplomatic, and military experiences. He fosters trust and builds lasting relationships, crucial for navigating the intricacies of international partnerships. His proven track record includes consistently driving business development, achieving revenue and profit growth, and championing customer-centric initiatives.

Before joining Aurus, Parag held leadership roles in renowned technology companies across diverse industries like retail, product design, automotive, and international trade. His expertise encompasses marketing, trade, and workplace diversity, further solidifying his ability to adapt and thrive in various environments. An MBA from Boston University and active participation in industry boards and advisory groups further demonstrate his commitment to continuous learning and leadership.

Beyond business, Parag is a dedicated family man and an active climber, having conquered 2 of the 7 summits. He embodies a spirit of adventure and a passion for pushing boundaries, both in life and in business. Join Parag for an engaging keynote that will inspire you to think globally, build stronger partnerships, and unlock your business's potential, particularly within the dynamic world of international payments.