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Valyoo Technologies ropes in former Zynga Director of Engineering as CTO

Valyoo Technologies, which runs niche
ecommerce portals LensKart.com, WatchKart.com, BagsKart.com and JewelsKart.com,
has appointed Manoj Sharma as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Prior to
this, Manoj headed the engineering team for US based gaming giant Zynga at its
game Studio in Bangalore. In October 2011,Valyoo Technologies had raised $4
million in the first round of funding from IDG Ventures India.

Valyoo Technologies, which runs niche
ecommerce portals LensKart.com, WatchKart.com, BagsKart.com and JewelsKart.com,
has appointed Manoj Sharma as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Prior to
this, Manoj headed the engineering team for US based gaming giant Zynga at its
game Studio in Bangalore. In October 2011,Valyoo Technologies had raised $4
million in the first round of funding from IDG Ventures India.

Manoj has proved his mettle as an
exceptional leader in the engineering and IT team building space. He brings
over 12 years of software experience to his new role at Valyoo Technologies,
from working with large scale international service providers like Zynga and
MySpace.

Sharma has led India Development Center and
brought innovation and reduced time to market for MySpace delivering
Engineering and QA for MySpace website and MySpace Mobile. He has also built
high performance Engineering teams including the mobile engineering group at
MySpace, bringing MySpace experience on multiple mobile platforms covering Wap,
native apps, on Iphone, Android, Blackberry, Palm and many more.

Peyush Bansal, Founder and CEO, Valyoo
Technologies, said, “With the current expansion plans of the company, we are
committed to providing world class technology to the e commerce space. Given
that technology levels are still at a nascent stage in India, we are pleased to
bring in Manoj Sharma with his wealth of international experience in driving
the business management and company operations to scale desired heights in the
coming future.”

Manoj Sharma, stated, “I’ve always been a firm
believer in reigning technology to sustain systematic progress and growth of a
company. I am glad to be a part of Valyoo Technologies. The organization has
been rightly placed as a key market leader and initiator and can very easily
lead the growth path through its product and market strategies.”

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