Snapdeal Current Affairs

Rajiv Mangla appointed as CTO of Snapdeal

Former Adobe executive Rajiv Mangla has been appointed as Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of eCommerce major Snapdeal.

In his new role, Mangla will help to establish Snapdeal’s technical vision and lead all aspects of its technological development of the company.

Prior to this appointment he was serving as VP Engineering, Digital Marketing at Adobe Systems and has spent about 10 years in this company.

Prior to joining Adobe, Mangla had been an entrepreneur for 10 years and founded a couple of companies.

About Snapdeal

  • Snapdeal was started in February 2010 and was founded by Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, both alumnus of IIT Delhi.
  • Since its formation Snapdeal has grown to become the largest online marketplace in India.
  • Presently, it offers an assortment of 4 million+ products across diverse categories from over 50,000 sellers, shipping to 4,000 towns and cities in India.

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Snapdeal appoints Amitava Ghosh as Vice President-engineering

Domestic e-commerce major Snapdeal has appointed Amitava Ghosh as Vice President-engineering.

Ghosh will head company’s technology innovation centre in Bengaluru and lead the company’s future development of intuitive technology solutions.

Prior to this appointment, he was the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at TaxiForSure before Ola Cabs acquired it. Earlier he had headed the India engineering team of Tribune Digital Ventures.

Ghosh has rich experience of over 17 years in building web-based platforms and products. For almost a decade, he was associated with Yahoo Inc, where he was responsible for building user experiences and platforms for media verticals, listings, communities and social products.

He holds Masters of Technology (MTech) degree in Biochemical engineering and Biotechnology from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi.

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