Vishwas Patel

  • Vishwas Patel

    Chief Executive Officer, Avenues India Private Limited

    As the Founder-CEO of Avenues India Private Limited, Vishwas has guided the company to become South Asia's No. 1 ecommerce service provider.

    The company's first initiative, CCAvenue® was launched in September 2001 and it today provides payment gateway services to over one hundred thousand eMerchants across the world. ResAvenue®, the second initiative is the fastest growing Hospitality solution and more than 1500 hotel properties in the Middle East and Asia are using ResAvenue's state-of-the-art booking engine, distribution and payment gateway services. EventAvenue®, the third Initiative was India's first and the industry's leading online registration and payment gateway software that is used by event organizers, corporations, schools, universities, associations, temples, non-profit and government organizations, and more, for conferences, trade shows, sporting events, class admission registrations, donation collection, webinars and other event managements.

    Vishwas has been featured extensively in many publications and has been bestowed with many awards including the Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Award by (ISC)2 the non-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals, in Bangkok in 2007. Vishwas is also the Vice Chairman of the Payments Council of India which represents the digital payments industry in India. He is also an active speaker at many Internet related forums. He is also an active investor providing Seed and Growth funding to over half a dozen internet companies. Vishwas is a Commerce graduate and holds a Degree of Law from the Mumbai University