Darshan Shah to lead Advance.ai in India

July 20 2020: ADVANCE.AI, a Singapore-headquartered AI and big data company helping to solve digital transformation, fraud prevention, and process automation for enterprise clients, has appointed Darshan Shah as its India Managing Director.

Darshan brings with him over 20 years’ experience in credit scoring and underwriting, AI-based digital customer onboarding, and digital lending. His most recent role was as Chief Business Officer at Trusting Social.

Prior to that, Darshan held top leadership positions at credit bureaus Experian, Transunion, and Equifax in India and Canada. He has also he served on the Advance.ai advisory board as Chief Advisor. 

Advance.ai expanded to India last year and has since opened a third office in Mumbai as it seeks to accelerate digital capabilities and partnerships with India’s banks, financial services, and insurance (BFSI) sector.

Says Darshan: “I’m delighted to join Advance.ai to help accelerate our growth in India. Our core mission remains unchanged from when we opened our first office here last year, which is to bring our technology leadership and local market expertise to help innovate and accelerate the digital onboarding, risk, and credit underwriting capabilities of India’s BFSI sector. This is more important than ever in the current COVID landscape.”

Advance.ai partners over 100 enterprises in India including CASHe, a leading app-based digital lending platform, Cashfree, a Bangalore-based payment and technology company, and Faircent, India’s largest peer-to-peer lending platform.