Success Story of Sameer Nigam Founder of PhonePe App
Sameer Nigam is an Indian entrepreneur. Sameer Nigam is the Founder of PhonePe App and currently CEO of PhonePe. PhonePe is a UPI based online payment system. This is such a mobile app which is used for giving money transactions. Sameer has also served as Senior Vice President, Engineer, at Flipkart.
Sameer Nigam is an Indian entrepreneur. Sameer Nigam is the Founder of PhonePe App and currently CEO of PhonePe. PhonePe is a UPI based online payment system. This is such a mobile app which is used for giving money transactions. Sameer has also served as Senior Vice President, Engineer, at Flipkart. He was listed among the 40 top Indian business leaders by The Economic Times. Keep reading the article to know who is sameer Nigam. Where we will tell you all the information related to them.
Sameer Nigam Wiki & Biography
Sameer grew up in the city of Noida, India, although he was born in the year 1978. He did his schooling from Delhi Public School Noida. He obtained a computer engineering degree from the University of Mumbai and Sameer went to Arizona for further studies. Wherein in 2001 he completed his Master of Science in Computer Engineering. In 2009 he completed his MBA in Entrepreneurship from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania.
After completing his studies, Sameer worked at ShopClues as the Director of Search Product Development from 2001 to June 2007. In 2009, Sameer launched his first venture Mime360. Which was an online media distribution channel. Flipkart later took over Mime360. Nigam joined Flipkart in 2011 after Mime360 was acquired by Flipkart, where he served as Vice President and Senior Vice President of various regions until 2015.
Sameer has a entrepreneur mindset from the very beginning. Sameer launched his UPI based startup PhonePe in December 2015. He is a member of the board of directors in the company and advises on marketing and various other strategies. Sameer along with his two friends Rahul Chari and Burzin Introduced the concept of building an online payment software based on UPI with the help of an engineer. The PhonePe application went live in August 2016. It is available to users in more than 11 Indian languages.
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Sameer Nigam Net Worth
Sameer Nigam’s net worth is Rs 17.7 crore (as of 2017).
List of Awards and Honors
Sameer Nigam has achieved a lot in a short span of time.
In the year 2018, NPCI gave the award for most merchant transactions in the UPI network to PhonePe.
Won the India Advertising Awards ‘Telecom & Technology Category (2018).
Won IAMAI’s 9th India Digital Awards 2019 for Best Mobile Payment Product or Service.
Awarded Best Digital Wallet Initiative in 2019 by Zee Business and The Economic Times at the 8th Annual Indian Retail & E Retail Awards.
Who is the current CEO of PhonePe?
sameer Nigam is the current CEO of PhonePe.
Is PhonePe indian company ?
Yes, Phonepe is indian company.
What is the total income of Sameer Nigam ?
Sameer Nigam's total assets are 17.7 crores.
Where was Sameer Nigam born ?
Sameer Nigam was born in Delhi, India.