Naveen Surya, born, brought up and educated in Jodhpur, has inherited his astute business acumen from within the family itself. On completing his graduation in Commerce and Law from Jodhpur, he joined the family business where he learnt the basics of business management. During his stint with the family business, he completed his company secretary course from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India. He then moved to Mumbai and completed his post graduation in Management with specialization in Finance. Naveen was associated with TCS for four years as Management Consultant, where he worked on projects for organizations and institutions like ACC, GE Capital (UK) and UBS (Japan).
Naveen’s vision coupled with the inherited spirit of entrepreneurship led to emergence of Itz Cash Card Ltd., in the year 2005 and launch of ItzCash Card, India’s first ever Multi-Purpose Prepaid Cash Card that revolutionized the paradigm of electronic payment solutions in India. Under his leadership, Itz Cash Card Limited has won several national and international awards including “Innovative Use of Technology” award, “Best General Purpose Spending Card Program” at PayBefore Awards – 2007 as well as “the Most Innovative Prepaid Program” of the year 2008 for the “Octroi Automation Program”.
His plan over the next five years is to make ItzCash as one of the biggest Financial and Payments Services Company with the largest consumer base and distribution channel for financial services in India.
Naveen, a distinguished name in the Electronic and Retail Payment Systems in the country, is a chairman of Payment Committee at Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and an active member of Prepaid International Forum (PIF).
An avid reader, he prefers to read books on subjects that give newer insights to human lives. An adventure sports buff, he enjoys trekking and skating. He enjoys listening chants, ancient mantras and music. He support social causes related to Child Education, Support to Orphans, Animal Care and life impacting diseases like Epilepsy but one will rarely see him speak about it. He prefers to let his actions speak for themselves.