Institute of Management
Fin-Techs, Micro Enterprise Lending and Microfinance
PGDM- IIM Culcatta; B.Tech, IIT Delhi
Mr. Praveen Arora is a faculty with Institute of Management, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur.
He has more than 26 years of deep experience as a senior executive in the finance sector which includes fast-growing areas of Fin-Techs, Micro Enterprise Lending and Microfinance, as well as traditional powerhouse product categories of Housing Finance, Mortgages, Personal Loans, Business Loans, Car Loans & Leases, Sales Finance, 2-wheeler Loans, etc.
Mr. Arora earned a Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering from IIT Delhi and Masters from IIM Calcutta in 1994.
He had a long stint with GE Money where he played a variety of roles including National Business Manager for Branch Lending, and Business Head for personal loans among others. As Chief operating officer at GE Money Wizard he set up operations for first Franchise based housing finance model in India, and as Product manager and VP at GE Money he set up GE Money Housing Finance and managed the newly launched housing finance business. He has also worked at BNP Paribas and was the Chief Operating at Fincare – Disha and Vistaar Finance. As Chief operating officer of Fincare Small Finance Bank, he set up the MFI and micro enterprise lending business.
Praveen has taught courses in finance and fintech to JKLU students as a visiting faculty, and has been one of the architects of the BBA in Fintech programme and its industry partnerships.
He is also an avid running enthusiast and has many marathons and ultra-marathons to his credit.