Banyan Welcomes Vish Shastry as CPO
March 7, 2024

We’re pleased to announce that Vish Shastry has joined Banyan as our Chief Product Officer. With over 25 years of experience in the Payments and Tech industry spanning Uber, PayPal, Visa, E*TRADE and more, Vish brings world-class strategic product leadership and expertise to Banyan.

Prior to joining Banyan, Vish has been instrumental in the growth of payment networks, as well as the merchants who rely on today’s modern fintech infrastructure.  Recent leadership positions have included Head of Product at publicly traded healthtech provider Hims & Hers, Global Head of Payments & Financial Products at Uber, and Global Head of Payments Platform at PayPal. His contributions have helped define and steer key industry tech standards such as EMVCo's QR and SRC standards as well as the Visa Token Service.  And his creativity (25+ filed or granted patents) and leadership attention to cultivating high–performing teams has enabled him to become a key guiding voice in the fintech payments community.  Beyond his day jobs, Vish has been a startup investor and advised early stage companies, and regularly consults & speaks on the payments industry.

"We are thrilled to welcome Vish to Banyan," said Jehan Luth, Founder & CEO of Banyan. "He’s an innovator, and a world-class product leader with a deep expertise in payments and fintech.  Throughout his career, he’s helped design, deliver, and scale platforms and networks for new growth and better customer experiences."

The addition of Shastry comes at an exciting time for Banyan, as we continue to expand the range of item-level receipt data applications available to all merchant, banks, and fintech platform partners to deliver growth and operating efficiency value. 

“I’m excited to be joining the team at Banyan. We’re in a unique position to enable better consumer experiences with data driven insights from consumer shopping at the item level — to do so in a way that respects consumer and merchant privacy.”
Vish Shastry, CPO, Banyan

About Banyan: Banyan is the receipt data platform powering commerce innovation for merchants and financial institutions — fast, simple, and secure. Our privacy by design, first-of-its-kind data infrastructure enables merchants to easily collaborate with banks, fintechs, and other partners to activate item-level receipt data solutions ranging from loyalty and marketing personalization, to fraud and chargebacks prevention, to commercial and consumer solutions that reduce payments friction.