Altaf Ahmed is the Director, Retail IoT Channels Payments at Etisalat, one of the largest Telcos and Digital Solutions providers in the world with operations in 16 countries. He is a Digital Products and Solutions professional with 20+ years of rich experience in varied roles and organizations.
Prior to Etisalat, in 2015, he co-founded Remitr, an award-winning digital cross-border payments Fintech start-up. Before that, Altaf worked for 12+ years at Emirates NBD Bank, spearheading a number of key innovations in Digital Banking in the bank’s journey to become a digital leader. His key areas of experience have been in the fields of Digital Services Development and Management, Payments and Prepaid Services, Fintech Solutions, Multi-channel CRM, Marketing and Product Management, New Media Services & Solutions.
Altaf is also the Founding Board Member of the MENA Fintech Association, a not-for-profit industry body, and has been recognized by Lattice80 as one of Top50 Fintech Influencers in the Middle East.