Sathish Vaidyanathan

Head of Engineering, PayPal India Domestic

Sathish Vaidyanathan is a seasoned leader with over 24 years of experience in software research and development, specializing in building large-scale systems and secure platforms. As the Senior Director of Software Development at PayPal, he leads the Payments Expansion Engineering Team, focusing on PayPal's growth in emerging markets and the development of payments tokenization capabilities. Sathish is a passionate advocate for customer-centric innovation, diversity and inclusion, and ecosystem building. He played a pivotal role in launching PayPal in India and has a track record of fostering organizational growth, innovation, and employee engagement. His expertise spans areas such as business strategy, product development, engineering management, and technical architecture, and he possesses strong communication and relationship-building skills. Sathish's leadership extends to mentoring, public speaking, and fostering social responsibility, making him a respected figure in both the industry and academic circles.


Keynote Track - 2020