Satyen Kothari

Satyen is the founder of Cube, an award winning mobile banking service for the Indian urban professional.

Prior to Cube, Satyen founded Citrus Payments, where he led overall strategy, product, UX, and marketing, to drive the company to a $2.5 billion payment processing leader in 4 years. Citrus was acquired in 2016 in the biggest fintech cash deal in India by Naspers.

He has spent 15 years in the Silicon Valley starting 3 additional companies in the areas of marketing automation, social e-commerce, and strategy/design consulting. His career has included stints with both start- ups and large companies such as Apple, frog design, Intuit, First Data, Cisco, AOL & Yahoo.

He is an active angel investor and has invested in companies in the spaces of marketplaces, fintech, renewable energy, HR, and education. He is also an active member of the Stanford Alumni Association of India and Stanford Angels.

Satyen finished a Masters in tech entrepreneurship/HCI/CS from Stanford in 1997, and a BE in CS from Bombay University in 1995. He reads non- fiction & humor, loves driving fast cars, and attempts to kite surfs occasionally.



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