Anand Chandrasekaran quits Snapdeal to launch own start-up

Chandrasekaran, who earlier co-founded mobile applications software company Aeroprise which was acquired by BMC Software, joined Snapdeal in June 2015


Prior to becoming chief product officer at Snapdeal, Chandrasekaran held the same designation at Bharti Airtel Ltd. Photo: Bloomberg
Prior to becoming chief product officer at Snapdeal, Chandrasekaran held the same designation at Bharti Airtel Ltd. Photo: Bloomberg

Mumbai: Anand Chandrasekaran, chief product officer at e-commerce marketplace Snapdeal has quit the company to pursue entrepreneurship.

Chandrasekaran was brought on board in June last year at the e-tailer run by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd.

“Anand has done some stellar work on the product side at Snapdeal. His insights and attention to detail have helped us traverse quickly towards launching and improving products at Snapdeal. We wish Anand the very best for his entrepreneurial journey ahead,” a spokesperson for Snapdeal said in an email.

Chandrasekaran co-founded Aeroprise, a personalized mobile applications software company that was acquired by BMC Software Inc. in 2011.

Prior to becoming chief product officer at Snapdeal, Chandrasekaran held the same designation at Bharti Airtel Ltd. He also served as senior director, search products, at Yahoo Inc. in Silicon Valley.

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