The founding team of KNAB are professionals who excel in their fields across finance, technology, product, sales to serve individuals with a path to better financial health.
Anoop is a finance and banking professional who brings over 15 years of experience in the domains of Retail and SME Finance operations. His passion to use technology and experimenting with new thoughts in the area of operations is the key strength. Previously he worked with ICICI Bank, Fullerton India and Yes Bank. During his career, he has handled various roles in retail and corporate banking operations. Prior to joining KNAB he was VP at Yes Bank and was heading Central Processing Unit and Digitization initiatives of Business Banking (MSME) Risk Control and administration unit.
Apoorva M S
Senior Product Manager
Apoorva has 7+ years of experience in the IT industry. She has worked with TCS, Infosys, Nineleaps Technologies as Engineer, Consultant, Product & Project Manager. At KNAB Finance, she enjoys working with a cross-functional team to solve problems and come up with new ideas. Apoorva holds a Master's degree in Management from SDM IMD, Mysore and a Bachelor's degree in Engineering from SJCE, Mysore. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, traveling and reading books.
Atul is having post qualification experience of 9 years in Finance, Accounts, Audit & Taxation. Previously he worked with PNB Housing Finance Ltd as Zonal Manager (Accounts) taking care of south zone and Vectra Investments Pvt Ltd as Manager, Finance & Accounts handling the group companies of Vectra Group. In KNAB his role is handling end to end loan accounting and statutory compliance. He is a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Digital Onboarding Head
Harshita has 8+ years of experience in the finance domain. She has set-up and managed business models across a suite of financial products like construction equipment financing, mortgage, LAP, personal loans, cards and SME financing. Before joining KNAB finance she has worked with Citibank, Reliance Capital, GE Capital and American Express. At KNAB she heads the digital onboarding team and focuses on creating business opportunities, improving the team’s efficiency, improve customer experience by driving down TAT. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and reading books.
Working with experienced, talented and go to colleagues has become a dream come true in KNAB Finance. The team is amazing and committed to serving the SME customers through the most advanced digital framework. Anchor Based Digital Lending - At KNAB we have built solutions to serve the customers of new-age entities and big corporates. Through Anchor Based Lending, we provide a digitized approach to serve the customers, release capital which will be used for other purposes to grow the business. I enjoy reading and working with a team that thinks differently.
Business Development Head
Pallavi is a go-getter. She is handling financial solutions for the last 18 years. Having started her career with the UN, she has worked through Citi, ABN and RBS before leading the business development team in the current role. At one point, her aspirations to make our earth a better place, she left the financial world and ventured to support the lives of children of sex workers, where she worked with different NGOs. At KNAB she supports companies to build a financial solution for their end retail franchise. She enjoys reading and in her spare time enjoys doing Yoga.
Senior HR Executive
Sneha is an HR professional with experience across key HR functions such as Performance Management, Compensation and Benefits, Human Resource Planning, HR Audits, Talent Acquisition and Employee Engagement. She enjoys gardening, sketching and craft work.
Sabari has 5+ years of experience in software industry and holds a bachelor's degree in engineering. He has helped KNAB to build a digital platform for LOS, LMS and Repayment for the past 3 years.He joined as a Software Engineer and currently is a team lead and technical owner for repayment processing and accounting. He is responsible for creating and maintaining server side architecture,front-end integration and for creating technical competency among the juniors.During his free time he likes to participate in competitive coding, reading and travelling.
As part of the KNAB technology team, he helps building the creation of next-generation extensible digital lending platforms and tools to support the KNAB business. He also mentors the team of talented engineers, leads in the architectural and designs of best practices. Masters in engineering and has experience of 18+ years in IT services/products and working in payments and lending domains from the last 5 years in fin-tech startups. While not working, he enjoys swimming, running and driving.
Head - Collections
Rocklin Swaroop is heading the collections function in KNAB and the affinity towards Fintech drew him here. His key strength is building up the process for a hassle free environment focusing on collection and recovery. He is an Engineer with Management background who brings over 13 years of experience in Credit & Collection Roles for Commercial business, Mortgage and SME lending. He has worked with ICICI Bank and Axis Bank and was heading the region prior to joining KNAB. He has a passion towards music and is a guitarist by himself. Basketball, motorsports and football are his favourite sporting activities.
Senior Manager - Digital Onboarding
Swati has 6+ years of experience in customer relationship management. She holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science and is working as Senior Manager - Digital Onboarding at KNAB. She enjoys working with cross-functional teams and serving customers. In her free time, she enjoys gardening and painting.