Opportunity Fund is pleased to announce that Swati Bhatia will be joining the organization’s Board of Directors. Swati is a highly sought-after business leader who is adept at building and leading cross-functional teams and driving cultural change.
“As an immigrant businesswoman myself, I have a deep connection and understanding of the community that Opportunity Fund is helping. I could have been one of their clients looking for someone to take a chance on me,” said Swati. “This organization is doing important things for underserved communities, and I’m proud to do my part.”
Swati is currently Chief Payments Risk Officer at Stripe. Prior to that, she was Vice President of Seller Risk & Experience at PayPal where she led a global team responsible for managing seller risk, protecting the platform and customers who use PayPal. Prior to PayPal, Swati spent more than eight years at CapitalOne, where sheheld several product and risk leadership roles in CapitalOne's Credit Card business.
Swati holds an M.S. in Finance from Birla Institute of Technology & Sciences, India. She lives with her family in Palo Alto, CA.
“Swati’s expertise in risk management and technology, ability to solve complex customer problems, her inspirational leadership style, and her personal experience as an immigrant will all be assets for Opportunity Fund,” said CEO Luz Urrutia. “We need more women business leaders like Swati and I’m honored to welcome her to our Board of Directors.”