A graduate in Management and Marketing from KUL in Leuven. Peter comes with over 10 years of experience in the Retail payment space and articulates in Dutch, English, French and German.
Peter, headed Ogone – A start-up, as the Chief Operating Officer and later transformed the firm into a Global Internet Payment Industry. In 2008, he succeeded the founders of Ogone and played a pivotal role as the Chief Executive Officer.
In 2013, he was on board – Naspers as CEO Payments and also played a crucial role in establishing PayU as the leader in Payment Space.
Professor Narayanan joined the HBS faculty in 1994. He was the head of the Accounting and Management Unit from 2010 to 2015. He developed and taught the online accounting course in HBX CORe. His research and teaching interests include board of directors, executive compensation, audit committees, and cost management. He studies health care delivery, financial services, and retail organizations. He has won awards for his research, course development, and service to HBS.
Professor Narayanan has worked with many companies in a variety of industries across the globe, and authored over seventy-five cases. He has also published in leading academic journals. He has served on the advisory and supervisory boards of corporations.
Professor Narayanan earned his Ph.D. in Business Administration, MA in Economics, and MS in Statistics at Stanford University. He received his Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management (Ahmedabad). He is a Chartered Accountant from India.