As the VP of Product Management, Akhil Mittal is responsible for understanding the needs of merchants and consumers to define the vision and bring to market Paramount Commerce’s payment solutions and features. Prior to joining Paramount Commerce, he served as the CPO and Co-founder of Directive Communication Systems, an early-stage startup that offered the first cloud-based B2B2C SaaS platform for professionals. There, Akhil was responsible for overseeing the first product launch, owned multiple high-value partnerships, and substantially improved customer satisfaction. With more than a decade of experience in product management, go-to-market strategies, and business development, Akhil has a proven track record of driving both growth and success. Akhil is very well versed in industry trends and topics linked with the online gaming and fintech industries.