E-commerce platform Snapdeal has appointed former Samsung executive Girish Koppad as Vice President and Head of Technology. Koppad will lead Technology Engineering for the platform and will spearhead development and services for technology infrastructure and data centres, the company said.
He will lead the technology team in continuing to further grow the platform’s capabilities to offer an enabling, intuitive and engaging experience to Snapdeal users, it added.
“It’s an exciting phase for consumer internet in India and I am looking forward to contributing towards Snapdeal’s vision of an e-commerce platform with a distinct focus on value e-commerce, by building products and solutions to best serve millions of customers in India’s metros, cities and beyond,” PTI quoted Koppad as saying.
Koppad has over 20 years of experience in product development and management. He most recently served as the Senior Director of Engineering at Samsung Electronics. In his previous stints, he has held a wide range of senior management positions at Google, TiVO, and Motorola.