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Vinod Zalpuri


Payment processing, risk management and payment business strategy

Vinod Zalpuri is Principal and Cofounder of GVGroup and has a 25+ year established track record in financial services and payment system organizations. He has developed and managed initiatives that enhance a company’s position, brand-differentiation and competitive strengths in the marketplace. Vinod has provided advisory services to investment clients, as well as services to payments companies in areas of product and services development, marketing, business and risk strategy, and performance benchmarking. Vinod also provides consulting and expert witness services on card-based and electronic payment solutions and issues to domestic and international payments organizations. Mr. Zalpuri has years of success in financial services and payment system organizations, developing and managing initiatives that enhance a company's position, brand-differentiation, risk management and competitive strengths in the marketplace. The firm has worked with American Express, Visa, Wells Fargo, Discover, JP Morgan Chase, First Data Corp., Banamex, Vantiv, Banco de Bogota, Banorte, US Bank, PayPal, Union Pay International, BC Card among other payment organizations. He was Vice President with Visa and worked there for nearly a decade, where he was in charge of Issuer Risk Management. Prior to joining Visa in 1991, Mr. Zalpuri was with Bank of America. Vinod earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from Kashmir University and a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from San Francisco State University.