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After CFO’s exit, Flipkart makes interim changes in management structure

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 | More »

A day after its chief financial officer quit, India’s biggest e-commerce player Flipkart has made a few changes in its management structure in the interim. On Tuesday, Flipkart’s chief financial officer Sanjay Baweja had resigned after a two year stint with the Bengaluru-based e-tailer to take u...


Another high-profile exit from Flipkart; CFO Sanjay Baweja resigns

India’s largest e-commerce company Flipkart’s chief financial officer Sanjay Baweja has quit. A Flipkart spokesperson confirmed the development to TechCircle. Baweja had joined the firm, which is battling an aggressive Amazon Inc., in November 2014 leaving the post of CFO at Tata Communications....

25 October, 2016 | More »

Punit Soni

Exclusive: Former Flipkart CPO Punit Soni invests in Innov8

Former Flipkart chief product officer (CPO) Punit Soni has invested an undisclosed amount of capital in Innov8, a sector agnostic co-working space. Innov8 is one of the three Indian companies selected by Y Combinator, a famous Silicon Valley incubator, for its summer batch of 2016. The other two sta...

14 October, 2016 | More »

Binny Bansal

Binny Bansal consolidates his team at newly christened Flipkart Group

In order to manage it diverse businesses that include e-commerce, mobile payments, logistics and two fashion portals, Flipkart has restructured its management team with Binny Bansal spearheading various functions as Group CEO. According to people close to the development, a leadership team has been ...

26 August, 2016 | More »


Will Amazon & Alibaba be the final victors in Indian ecommerce battle?

Celebrity promoters, farcical valuations, endless chase of customers with no sign of profits in sight, imminent fund crunch and questions over growth have kept the Indian ecommerce industry in news for a while. Competition from global giants such as Amazon and Alibaba has triggered debate on whether...

4 July, 2016 | More »


Have Indian startups lost their charm for Silicon Valley hires?

If last year saw top tech executives in Silicon Valley being wooed by startups here, this year saw many of them quitting these Indian internet companies. While some were disenchanted by the startup environment in India, many were inspired to become entrepreneurs themselves. Snapdeal’s chief pr...

28 May, 2016 | More »


Are Silicon Valley hires finding India too hot to handle?

Last year, bringing home top talent was the recurrent theme in the Indian startup community. Startups were the toast of the town, and flush with investor money, were convincing Indian talent to leave their jobs at top tech companies in Silicon Valley and return home. But the honeymoon seems to have ...

25 May, 2016 | More »

Anand Chandrasekaran

Looking for a better deal

The latest Silicon Valley hire to give up on Indian startups, Anand Chandrasekaran had joined Snapdeal as chief product officer in June 2015. Chandrasekaran had returned to India in 2014 to join Bharti Airtel as chief product officer after spending three years at Yahoo in California. A year later he...

25 May, 2016 | More »

Punit Soni

His own man

Punit Soni was touted as Flipkart’s most prized catch when he joined the e-commerce company in February 2015 as chief product officer. As a Silicon Valley veteran, he had worked as vice president in Google’s Motorola mobility division and advisor at Google for around nine years. However, whe...

25 May, 2016 | More »

Namita Gupta

A breath of fresh air

Namita Gupta came from Facebook to join restaurant listings startup Zomato as chief product officer in August 2014. She had spent six years at the social network; her last position there was head of global games partner engineering. However, after just a year at Zomato, she put in her papers to beco...

25 May, 2016 | More »

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