Mr. Arulananda Selvakumar

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Mr. Arulananda Selvakumar

Mr. Arul is a Techno-Functional professional with 16+ years of experience in ePayments, ISO 8583, Visa/MasterCard message processing, EMV, Cards Processing, ATM/POS/Mobile transaction processing etc., with significant global experience in various electronic payment solutions like IST/Switch, Bankworld, Sparrow etc. 

He also has rich exposure in Cryptographic Management, Data Security, Encryption standards, Analysis, Technical Consultation, Project Planning and Management with international working experience in electronic Payment solutions

In recent times prior joining with NPCI, Arul was with OGS, FIS, CR2 Software and Makeena Corporation and involved in design and development of  EFT payment switch with subsystems viz., ATM Controller for magnetic stripes and EMV and Card less transactions, Debit Card management system with Instant Card issuance, Software Security Module at par with standard HSMs, EMV processing system with CAM, Issuer Scripts for online and offline EMV transaction processing etc., and deployed in Africa, Europe based banks and also in India’s largest retailer chain Reliance Jio too.

Currently as a Vice President - Technology, Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) at National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), he has managed application development, Testing and On-boarding of Operating Units(OU) after multi-level technical and compliance based certification process and successfully launched the system for anytime, anywhere Bill Payments across India.

Arul holds Master Degree in computer Applications and Master Degree in Business Administrations from Bharadhidasan University.