Online marketplace Snapdeal has announced the appointment of Rajiv Mangla as chief technology officer. He will establish the company's technical vision and lead all aspects of the company's technological development.
Prior to his appointment at Snapdeal, Mangla has spent about 10 years at Adobe Systems where he most recently served as VP, engineering, digital marketing. His responsibilities at Adobe included foundational big data, content and personalisation technologies. Prior to that, he has also been an entrepreneur for 10 years and founded a couple of companies.
Rohit Bansal, co-founder, Snapdeal, says, "We are building the strongest technology team at Snapdeal to create future-ready and innovative technology infrastructure. We believe that our business exists to serve our users, and strongly feel that creating a frictionless buying and selling experience is key to our success. We are delighted to have Rajiv on board and wish him a great journey ahead with the Snapdeal family."
The company claims that its technology team is currently 1000 people strong and is looking at doubling it by the end of this year. Sanpdeal has been strengthening its technology leadership team lately.