Deepak Chandnani has been appointed President of Obopay, Inc, a global mobile payments service provider. Chandnani will lead Obopay’s global operations from its corporate office in Mumbai, and reported to Obopay founder and CEO Carol Realini, who will be based out of Obopay’s Corporate Office in Redwood City, CA

Chandnani had joined Obopay in November of 2008 with responsibility for operations in India, Africa and Asia. Last year, he also assumed oversight for the company’s global Sales, Marketing and Business Development activities. Prior to joining Obopay, Chandnani was the CEO of BSE listed Essel group MSO Wire and Wireless India, before which he was MD for NCR in India.

He has also worked with Yahoo, where he established Yahoo’s first office in India, and at Citibank, where he played key roles as Marketing Director for India and Business Head of Citibank Suvidha liability business in India. Chandnani is an Economics honors graduate from St Stephens College, Delhi, and holds a MBA from IIM-A.

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