Build your dream on Oracle Cloud - Interview with Pijush Mukherjee from Oracle and Karthik Srinivasan from Ziksu.
About our Guests:
Pijush Mukherjee from Oracle
Pijush is a Technology leader with 2 decades of experience in business development, partner management, consulting, solution and delivery management of digital transformation initiatives across industries. - Working as Head of Digital Natives, he and his team are helping Fintechs to grow their business in APAC, partnering with Oracle
Next-generation cloud from Oracle, with industry-leading solutions such as open banking APIs, Pre-configured blockchain, autonomous database and many more , provides an ecosystem and platform to help drive innovation. Banks & fintechs can deploy the industry’s most comprehensive set of cloud solutions for financial domains to test out solution hypotheses, roll out MVPs and scale fast, reducing the deployment time and cost significantly. Fintechs around the world have joined Oracle for Start-ups or the Oracle Partner Network to help accelerate their growth leveraging Oracle’s world-class platforms and ecosystems.
Karthik Srinivasan from Ziksu
Karthik Srinivasan, Founder and CTIO of Ziksu, has responsibility for the strategic direction for Ziksu and its product portfolio. Karthik has over 17 years of professional experience working across Australia and APAC region. Karthik has had stints in varied capacities with banks and global technology organisations. His area of expertise lies in the convergence of financial services and technology.
Ziksu, is an Australian fintech that offers a suite of digital financial products for Retail and Business customers. Ziksu has developed a fully digital, 100% mobile only product, Scan n Pay, that delivers a third alternative for instore payments using QR codes with real-time settlements. A single, seamless, and easy to use app for merchants and personal consumers. Ziksu’s provisional goal of financial services for every Australian is to be convenient, accessible, and affordable.
Key Points discussed during this interview:
• Overview of Ziksu
• What problem does Ziksu solve for?
• Who are Ziksu’s customers?
• Team size, number of customers, growth
• How is Oracle helping Ziksu?
• What is Oracle’s interest in fintech?
• Thoughts on technology selection – especially ‘Scan & Pay’ vs ‘Tap & Pay’ – including features, scale up costs
• Why did Ziksu choose Oracle Cloud?
• Experience of Oracle to date
• Why is Oracle different? Oracle's Deep Roots in Financial Space
• Global Presence supporting India and APAC expansion Plans