People Digest: PayPal appoints Anupam Pahuja as India MD; Former Dell India head joins IQLECT

Anupam Pahuja has been elevated to the post of Managing Director for PayPal’s India operations, while former Dell India head Sameer Garde has joined analytics startup IQLECT.

PayPal appoints Anupam Pahuja as India MD

Payments platform PayPal has elevated Anupam Pahuja to the post of  Managing Director and Country Manager for its India operations.

Pahuja, who was healing technology for PayPal, has been with the company for over six years, the company said in a statement.

In his new role, Pahuja  will be responsible for all aspects of PayPal’s India business and further strengthening the company’s operations in India.

Former Dell India head Sameer Garde joins tech startup IQLECT

Sameer Garde, former Dell India president and MD, has joined analytics startup IQLECT as head of global alliance, strategy and partnerships.

Bengaluru-based IQLECT is a big data analytics company that offers a cloud-based service platform for real-time data analysis. It has received venture funding from Cadence Design Systems CEO Lip-Bu Tan, former Flextronics CEO Michael Marks, former Flextronics CTO Nicholas Brathwaite and Exfinity Ventures, led by former Infosys CFO V Balakrishnan.

After leaving Dell in 2013, Garde held senior positions at Samsung and Philips. His latest stint was at Hewlett Packard Enterprises as Vice President & General Manager.

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  • A reporter to track companies/startups that have raised private capital, and have the potential to become unicorns. SEA currently has over 40 companies with a valuation of over $100 million and under $1 billion.
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