Flipkart Leadership Update 2015


November 23, 2015 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Leadership Update


Flipkart Leadership in 2015

Flipkart is gearing up for IPO and prior to that it is strengthening its leadership team. In 2015 Flipkart has hired 26 leaders across Product Management, Engineering, Finance, Supply Chain and other divisions.

In search of industry top talent, Flipkart has hired executives from companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Twitter and Yahoo. Apart from this it has also added leaders from Retail industry like Hindustan Unilever and P&G.

 

Name Role @ Flipkart Previous Company / Role Joining Month
Punit Soni Chief Product Officer Motorola
VP – Product Management
Mar-15
Saikiran Krishnamurthy COO – Commerce Platform McKinsey
Director
Mar-15
Hari Vasudev SVP – Engineering Yahoo!
Vice President – Engineering
Apr-15
Anand KV SVP – Customer Experience Hathway  Cable
President – Digital Platforms
Apr-15
Manish Maheshwari VP and Head – Seller ecosystem txtWeb
Co-Founder & Managing Director
Apr-15
Niket Desai Chief of Staff Google
Product Manager
Apr-15
Peeyush Ranjan Chief Technology Officer Google
Sr. Director – Engineering
May-15
Ravi Garikipati SVP, Entrepreneur in Residence [24]7 Innovation Labs
CTO
Jun-15
Krishnendu Chaudhury Head of Image Sciences Google Jul-15
Pramod Jain VP & Head – Taxation Indus Towers Limited
Head – Taxation
Aug-15
Ravi Byakod Director – Engineering Google
Head of Engineering – Google for Work
Aug-15
Anand Lakshminarayanan Senior Director Microsoft
Group Program Manager
Aug-15
Stefaan van Hooydonk Vice President – Learning Philips
Dean – Philips Lighting University
Aug-15
Sah Gaurav Krishna Senior Director – Consumer Electronics Procter & Gamble
Senior Regional Brand Manager – Oral B
Aug-15
Eric Lange VP – Product (Customer Experiences) Yahoo!
VP – Product Management, Ads
Aug-15
Sriram Venkataraman CFO – Commerce Platform Hindustan Unilever
General Manager – Finance
Sep-15
Mayur Datar Principal Data Scientist Google
Sr. Staff Research Scientist
Sep-15
Dan Rawson Head – Customer Logistics and Supply Chain Amazon
General Manager – North America Fulfillment
Sep-15
Rajinder Sharma General Counsel DuPont India
Director & General Counsel-South Asia
Sep-15
Suvonil Chatterjee Head of Design Housing.com
Chief Design Officer
Sep-15
Samardeep Subandh Chief Marketing Officer Marico
Chief Sales Officer
Oct-15
Ram Papatla VP – Product Management Amazon
Director – Product Mgmt & Marketing
Oct-15
Sharat Singh VP – Engineering (Content CMS) MakeMyTrip.com
Chief Technology Officer
Oct-15
Ravi Krishnaswamy VP – Engineering Infrastructure Microsoft
Engineering Head – Site Leader, Azure IDC
Oct-15
Tarun Jain Headthe – Products (Ad business) Twitter
Group Product Manager
Nov-15
Surojit Chatterjee SVP – Consumer Experience and Growth Google
Director – Product Management
Nov-15

 

Apart from this few senior executives have left Flipkart in past few months, notable are

  • Mekin Maheshwari (Head of Human Resources)
  • Ravi Vora  (CEO of Flipkart’s Strategic Brands Group)
  • Amod Malviya (Chief Technology Officer)
  • Sameer Nigam (Engineering Head)
  • Babu Vittal (Senior Director – HR)
  • Srivals Kumar (General Counsel and Head Legal)
  • Saran Chatterjee (VP of Products)

Additionally, chief executives of two start-ups, AdIQuity Technologies and Appiterate, which were acqui-hired by Flipkart have also quit.

  • Anurag Dod (Founder & CEO – AdIQuity)
  • Tanuj Mendiratta (Founder & CEO – Appiterate)