Global trade finance company Drip Capital Inc has named Anil Gopinath as its new head of technology. In this new appointment, Gopinath will helping the company in building a team of extremely skilled technology experts in a bid to continue the transformation of Drip Capital into a fully digital trade finance company.
Gopinath in the past has worked at early-stage companies as part of their founding team, along with mid-sized startups and large companies including Yahoo and Amazon Web Services.
“Anil brings a wealth of technical knowledge along with him and with his extensive technical leadership skills, I’m sure he is going to be an invaluable asset in helping us deliver against our ambitious growth. We are thrilled to welcome him to the team, and I look forward to working with him as he takes charge of our technology function to create the next generation of our digital trade finance products,” said Pushkar Mukewar, chief executive officer and co-founder of Drip Capital.
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In his most recent role, Gopinath was responsible for the AWS IoT Device Gateway Service, which has the capacity to connect billions of devices worldwide and send trillions of messages to other AWS services.
“In the world that we live in today, large corporations have evolved to significantly influence our choices and exert an unfortunate dominance over smaller competitors. So, enabling an environment in which SMEs flourish worldwide is critical to the health of the market economy. Towards achieving this goal, Drip Capital develops a product that provides time-critical capital and innovative finance solutions to small businesses worldwide,” said Gopinath.