Snapdeal appoints Jeyandran Venugopal as Technology Advisor

Updated: February 24, 2015 1:14 PM

Ecommerce Firm, has strengthened its technology leadership with the appointment of Jeyandran Venugopal...

Online marketplace,, has strengthened its technology leadership with the appointment of Jeyandran Venugopal as Technology Advisor. In his new role, Jeyandran will join Snapdeal in an advisory role where he will work with the leadership team to lay down the strategic technology roadmap for the future.

Snapdeal has been ramping up its engineering team to further build and enhance customer and seller experience on its site. Snapdeal has a 1000+ strong engineering team that ‘aims to continue raising the bar on technology’ to enable great buyer and seller experience.

Jeyandran will work closely with Snapdeal’s technology leadership team to scale up and further improve the underlying architecture and use his rich experience to make the Snapdeal platform future ready.

Jeyandran comes with over 16 years of rich experience in top notch global technology companies like Amazon and Yahoo. He has been crafty 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.

“We are thrilled to have Jeyandran join the Snapdeal family.  He comes with a rich experience and has played game changing roles in his previous organizations. Technology and innovation are at the core of our company, and we are positive that given his passion for technology, he will ensure that Snapdeal continues to innovate and create life changing experience for buyers and sellers.” said Rohit Bansal, Co-founder at

“E-Commerce is one of the fastest growing sectors in the country today. I find Snapdeal’s vision to be really inspiring and ambitious and am very excited to be a part of building world class products in India for Indian consumers and merchants.  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,”  said Jeyandran Venugopal.

By: Syed Fakhar Imam

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