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Snapdeal appoints Yahoo’s Jeyandran Venugopal as Technology Advisor

In a
bid to strengthen its tech team online marketplace Snapdeal has appointed Jeyandran Venugopal as a Technology Advisor. Venugopal will be associated with the Snapdeal
family in an advisory capacity and work with the leadership team to lay down
the strategic technology roadmap for the future.

In a
bid to strengthen its tech team online marketplace Snapdeal has appointed Jeyandran Venugopal as a Technology Advisor. Venugopal will be associated with the Snapdeal
family in an advisory capacity and work with the leadership team to lay down
the strategic technology roadmap for the future.

Snapdeal has been ramping
up its engineering team aggressively to further build and enhance customer and
seller experience on its site. With the aspiration to become a globally
renowned technology leader, Snapdeal’s 1000+ people strong engineering team
aims to continue raising the bar on technology.

Venugopal will work closely with Snapdeal’s technology leadership team to scale
up and further improve the underlying architecture and use his rich experience
to make the Snapdeal platform future ready.

Venugopal comes with over
16 years of rich experience in leading global technology companies like Amazon
and Yahoo. He has been instrumental in building the right technology backbones
and creating some of their core systems. He was also a part of the team that
set up Amazon’s India offices during his stint at the company. He holds a
number of patents in his name for his path breaking work in technology. Prior
to Snapdeal, he was a Vice President and a part of the executive leadership
team at the Yahoo R&D Division in Bangalore. 

“We are thrilled to have
Jeyandran as an advisor for the Snapdeal family.  He comes with a rich
experience and has played game changing roles in his previous organizations.
Technology and innovation are at the core of our company, and we are positive
that given his passion for technology, he
will enable Snapdeal to continue to innovate and create life changing
experience for buyers and sellers.” said Rohit Bansal, Co-Founder, Snapdeal.

Speaking about his
appointment, Jeyandran Venugopal, said, “E-commerce is one of the
fastest growing sectors in the country today. I find Snapdeal’s vision to be
really inspiring and ambitious and am very excited to be a part of building
world class products in India for Indian consumers and merchants.  Having
worked in the internet space for several years, I want to use my experience and
knowledge of the product and technology aspect of this area in assisting Snapdeal
to become the best technology platform in the country.”  

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