Rahul Mutha is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Aurus, a leader in providing innovative payment solutions. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Aurus’s customers include Fortune 2000 companies in Retail, Financial Services and Healthcare industries. MassTLC Annual Awards recently recognized Aurus as a finalist for it’s patented payment security solution, AurusShield™.
Through Rahul’s hard drive and determination he founded the company from his basement in Long Island, NY back 2000. Today the company owns a major development center in Pune, India; employees over 300 employees; and processes approximately 4 million transactions a day. The Company is well positioned for continued rapid growth as it solves some of the most complex Omni-channel and payment acceptance challenges facing global businesses.
Under Rahul’s leadership, Aurus has built AurusPay™, a 5th generation PCI PA-DSS Certified payment processing platform integrated with the major payment processors in the United States and 20 countries around the world. Rahul invented and received a patent in September 2013 for AurusShield, a security process that protects merchant’s card data against cyber malware attacks. AurusShield is already being installed by thousands of merchants in the United States.
Prior to founding Aurus, Rahul was the co-founder of Emergent, which was acquired by Keane Consulting. He also held executive leadership positions at Infosys Technologies. Rahul was also awarded the Certificate of Achievement for Engagement Excellence and was named to the Connect Gold Standard Club in recognition of outstanding achievement in client services. He has published a paper on “Modeling of semiconductor devices degradation in outer space”. He holds a Masters Degree in Computer Engineering – University of Massachusetts, and a Bachelors Degree in Electronics Engineering – University of Pune (India).