Indian online marketplace Snapdeal.com named Jeyandran Venugopal as a technology advisor.
He is expected to work with the leadership team to lay down the strategic technology roadmap for the future.
With the goal of becoming a globally renowned technology leader, Snapdeal’s over 1,000 people in its engineering team aims to introduce technology that would further enable great buyer and seller experience.
Jeyandran’s team is expected to scale up and further improve the underlying architecture and use his rich experience to make the Snapdeal platform future ready.
“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 at Snapdeal.com.
Jeyandran 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.
“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,” he said.