New Delhi, June 10, 2015: Anand Chandrasekaran is to be Chief Product Officer at leading Indian online marketplace – Snapdeal.
He most recently served as Chief Product Officer at Bharti Airtel, where he was responsible for product conceptualization, design and delivery as well as driving strategic technology partnerships, driving product strategy and roadmap for Wynk Music, Airtel Money, API products etc. as well as product and operations for Airtel Online, an e-commerce service, and the MyAirtel app. Previously Anand was with Yahoo, where he held roles of Sr. Director of Search Products and member of search leadership as well as Sr. Director for Mobile. Prior to Yahoo, Anand was Director of Product at Openwave driving product management for the mobile mediation gateway which touched 200Mn subscribers (through 70 operators)
Says Rohit Bansal Co-Founder, Snapdeal: “We are very excited to have Anand on-board. He comes with 15 years of rich experience in building world class products for at scale digital businesses. Snapdeal is in a phase of hyper growth and I believe under Anand’s leadership we will set new benchmarks for intuitive and highly engaging products not just within India but globally as well.”
Adds Anand: “I am truly excited to be a part of the young and dynamic team at Snapdeal. The company’s vision to solve a real and existing challenge in the country – that of access for consumers and of reach for small and medium businesses is very inspiring. I look forward to working towards building a highly scalable, sustainable, innovative and future ready technology platform that will be seen as an example for others to emulate in the years to come.”