Snapdeal appoints Amitava Ghosh as VP Engineering

By GizBot Bureau

E-commerce major Snapdeal has appointed former TaxiForSure CTO Amitava Ghosh as Vice President Engineering. In his new role, Ghosh will lead the development of intuitive technology solutions for ease of accessibility and enhanced user experience on the marketplace, Snapdeal said in a statement.

Snapdeal appoints Amitava Ghosh as VP Engineering

With over 17 years of experience, Ghosh has spent several years working for organisations, both in India and the US, across large Internet companies and Silicon Valley start-ups. Prior to Snapdeal, Ghosh was the Chief Technology Officer at Taxiforsure before it was acquired by Ola.

SEE ALSO: Snapdeal, Shoppers Stop enter into strategic partnership

He has also worked with Tribune Digital Ventures (TDV). Ghosh will work out of the company's technology innovation centre in Bangalore. Currently, a 200-people team works out of the Bangalore office. Snapdeal plans to double this by the end of this year. Ghosh will play a key role in strengthening this further, backed by robust technology solutions, the statement said.

Snapdeal appoints Amitava Ghosh as VP Engineering

"My focus would be on in-depth analysis of consumer insights to develop best mechanisms for delivering delightful customer experience," Ghosh said. The technology team at Snapdeal is currently 1,000 people strong and the company looks at doubling this too by the end of this year.

SEE ALSO: OnePlus 2 vs Zenfone 2 Deluxe: Can Asus Challenge the Bestseller?

Previously, Snapdeal has hired senior leaders from across the globe. Anand Chandrasekaran ex-CPO Bharti Airtel, Gaurav Gupta, formerly the India Head of Scalearc – a Bay area start-up and Bhuvan Gupta, ex-CTO, BSB Portal (JV between BSB and Yahoo Japan) have joined Snapdeal as core members of the technology team.

Source PTI

Most Read Articles
Best Mobiles in India

Best Phones

Get Instant News Updates
Notification Settings X
Time Settings
Clear Notification X
Do you want to clear all the notifications from your inbox?
Yes No
Settings X
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. This includes cookies from third party social media websites and ad networks. Such third party cookies may track your use on Gizbot sites for better rendering. Our partners use cookies to ensure we show you advertising that is relevant to you. If you continue without changing your settings, we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on Gizbot website. However, you can change your cookie settings at any time. Learn more