Amit Parikh is the head of prepaid for Discover Financial Services. He has had the role of Director of Business Development since 2010. In this capacity, Mr. Parikh completed multiple strategic investments and secured Discover Financial Services� relationship with Rupay, the largest domestic payment network in India. In early 2013, he was given the added responsibility of being the Global Head of the Prepaid.Mr. Parikh joined the company in 2002 and has held several positions in Information Technology and Investor Relations before assuming his current role. He has extensive knowledge of the financial services, information technology, and payments industries.Mr. Parikh is a member of the Finance Committee of DoSomething.org, a New York-based not-for-profit that helps young people make a positive impact on their communities and their own lives.Mr. Parikh holds MBA degrees from both the Walter A. Haas School of Business at the University of California at Berkeley and the Columbia Business School.
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