Kunal Kumar

Kunal Kumar is VP and General Manager of the lending and insurance lines of business at PayNearMe. PayNearMe is the electronic cash transaction network that enables consumers to pay rent, repay loans, make online purchases, and pay for a variety of other goods and services with cash.

In his role, he is responsible for leading the strategy and execution of all partnerships, sales, marketing, and implementations in the consumer lending and insurance verticals. Previously, Kunal was VP of Business Development at PayNearMe, where he oversaw market entry into wide variety of new business segments.

Prior to joining PayNearMe, Kunal was a strategy consultant at Booz & Company where he focused on clients in the financial services sector. He also previously served as a Fellow in Domestic Policy at the Clinton Foundation. Kunal holds a BS in Industrial Engineering & Economics from Northwestern University.

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