Altaf Ahmed

Altaf Ahmed

Director/Retail IoT Channels & Payments , Etisalat
United Arab Emirates
co-founded Remitr, an award-winning digital cross-border payments Fintech startup

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.


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