Management Team

Telr’s team brings more than 20 years of top-level experience building and operating leading payment service providers.



Sirish Kumar
CEO & Co-Founder

Sirish Kumar is the Co-Founder & CEO of Telr. Prior to founding Telr, he was the Head of Finance for PayPal Southeast Asia, and India. He had held leadership positions in Motorola, Nokia and Cargill across mature and emerging markets. Sirish is a Chartered Accountant and holds an MBA degree from INSEAD.



Phil Hosking
Chief Operating Officer

Phil has over 20 years experience in the IT and payments industries, having spent 10 years in numerous key positions with IBM Systems and Technology Group across the Middle East and Africa region. In 2008, Phil joined Cashflows and was instrumental in their entry into online payment processing the following year. Phil then co-founded Innovate Payments. Since the merger of Innovate Payments with Telr in 2014, Phil has held the role of COO at Telr.



Andy O’Sullivan
Chief Technology Officer

Andy brings a wealth of experience building successful Payments Companies since 1997. Andy was one of the founding team members at both WorldPay in 1997 and Cashflows in 2003 going on to co-found Innovate Payments in 2009. Innovate Payments merged with Telr in 2014 and since then Andy has been responsible for Product & Technology at Telr.

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