Fintech SaaS firm, Clear (formerly ClearTax) has roped in Saran Chatterjee, former product leader at GooglePay and Flipkart, as its new chief product officer.
In his new role, Chatterjee will spearhead product management, design, and product marketing for Clear.
Chatterjee comes with over two decades of experience in product management, product marketing, product innovation, business management, and operations in India and Silicon Valley.
Prior to Clear, Chatterjee was the Director of Product Management at Google, heading the consumer payments and financial services for GooglePay India. He has also worked at Flipkart, Yahoo, and Fujitsu, and co-founded home construction and services startup HouseJoy.
“Saran brings with him deep experience of building products for the global market. His experience will help us in our mission to expand internationally, building fintech, payments and SaaS products that simplify compliance for businesses. We will create unprecedented value for the entire ecosystem of businesses as we grow Clear at a global scale,” said Archit Gupta, founder and CEO of Clear.
“Clear has established itself as a product leader in the taxation and compliance space in India. I am quite excited to join the stellar team of Clear to now build category-defining products across payment, credit, and other areas that simplify the financial lives of businesses and individuals across the globe,” said Chatterjee.
Clear’s popular products include Clear GST, Clear e-Invoicing, Black app and MaxITC. Clear has recently expanded to Saudi Arabia with its e-invoicing product. It also introduced new software for B2B payments and credit like Clear Invoice Discounting.
In October last year, Clear raised $75 million in its Series C round led by Kora Capital, alongside global fintech Stripe, Alua Capital, Think Investments, among others.
Global product and engineering veterans including Aparna Chennapragada, chief product officer of American stock trading platform Robinhood, Surojit Chatterjee, chief product officer of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, and Balaji Srinivasan, former chief technology officer of Coinbase are also among its investors.