Abhishek Awadhiya leads Digital Payments and Telecom business verticals for Google in India. He closely works with the largest players in the payments eco-system (telcos and wallet aggregators) in strategic engagements to leverage digital in business building, customer acquisition/retention and new product development. Prior to his current role he was leading Strategy and Sales Operations for Google in India. Before Google, he has spent 6+ years at McKinsey and Company focusing primarily in Internet, Technology and Telecom sectors. He has done his MBA from Indian School of Business Hyderabad and B.Tech in Electrical Engineering from IIT Madras.