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Flipkart hires ex-Twitter executive as Product Manager

  • Indian e-commerce
    giant Flipkart has announced the appointment of former Twitter man Tarun Jain
    as the Head of Product of the Ads group, reported
    Gadgets360.
  •  
  • Jain will be
    reporting to Ravi Garikipati, Entrepreneur in Residence at Flipkart at the

    • Indian e-commerce
      giant Flipkart has announced the appointment of former Twitter man Tarun Jain
      as the Head of Product of the Ads group, reported
      Gadgets360.
    •  
    • Jain will be
      reporting to Ravi Garikipati, Entrepreneur in Residence at Flipkart at the
      Bengaluru office. In his role, he will be accountable for driving business
      strategy, product vision, product roadmap, execution, partnerships and customer
      adoption, Flipkart said.
    •  
    • Prior to Flipkart,
      Jain worked with Twitter as the Group Product Manager in the San Francisco Bay
      Area, where he led development on a on a number of Twitter products. Before
      Twitter, as a Lead Product Manager at Google, he built and scaled various new
      products such as AdWords Express (SMB Places), Dynamic Ads, Google Offers and
      Google Shopping/PLAs.
    •  
    • Jain joins Flipkart
      as the Head of Products for its ads group, which aims to disrupt the mobile ads
      ecosystem in India.
      The company says it sees a gap in spends on mobile in India, compared to global figures.
    •  
    • Flipkart’s
      international hires this year include ex-Googlers Punit Soni, who joined the
      company as Chief Product Officer, and Peeyush Ranjan, who joined as CTO. Former
      McKinsey director Saikiran Krishnamurthy joined the company as COO in March.

     

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