Gaurav GollerkeriGeneral Manager of Payments at BlockFi
Gaurav Gollerkeri is the General Manager, Payments at BlockFi and is based in San Francisco. He is responsible for the commercialization and growth of payments products at BlockFi, including the BlockFi Bitcoin rewards credit card. Prior to joining BlockFi in 2021, Gaurav was at Visa for the last decade. Most recently, he was the Head of Visa Direct for North America, where his team led the commercialization of Visa's real-time payments platform. Gaurav also worked in Visa's US Credit Product organization, where his team launched Visa Infinite in the US. Prior to Visa, Gaurav was a management consultant for many years, advising banks and financial institution strategy and risk management.
Under his tenure, BlockFi has launched the world’s first crypto rewards credit card - the BlockFi Visa Signature Rewards Credit Card in July 2021 and now has over 75K cardholders and have issued 235+ bitcoin in rewards ($11M USD as of December 10, 2021 when rewards were issued) to clients.