BD serves as Chief Strategic Innovation Officer of Paysafe Group. He is a seasoned executive with decades of experience in leading business and technology teams, both for start-ups and large corporations. Prior to moving back to the San Francisco Bay area in 2015, BD spent nine years in Europe, where he founded Wave Crest Group in 2008 and served as its Chairman and CEO until 2014. BD also served as Chief Operating Officer at PartyGaming Plc in Gibraltar.
Prior to that, BD was EVP at Neoforma, where he was part of the team that led its highly successful IPO on NASDAQ. He also served as a Vice President of Development and Operations at e2open, a supply chain services consortium led by IBM, Hitachi, Matsushita and several other companies. Prior to Neoforma, BD was Senior Vice President and General Manager of InfoSeek/GO Network, responsible for the P&L of the eCommerce business. Infoseek was acquired by Disney.
BD holds a B.Tech from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and an M.S. from University of Toledo, Ohio. He also attended Michigan State University as a PhD Candidate in Computer Science.