Snapdeal appoints Airtel executive Anand Chandrasekaran as chief product officer

E-commerce major Snapdeal has appointed Bharti Airtel executive Anand Chandrasekaran as chief product officer.

At Bharti Airtel, Anand served as chief product officer — responsible for product conceptualization, design and delivery as well as driving strategic technology partnerships, driving product strategy and roadmap for Wynk Music, Airtel Money, API products etc.

This apart, Anand handled product and operations for Airtel Online, an e-commerce service, and MyAirtel app with over 28 million monthly users and over $1 billion in annual GMV.

Previously, Anand was with Yahoo, where he held roles of senior director of Search Products and member of search leadership as well as senior director for Mobile. He led the mobile product and engineering teams to build next generation mobile experiences, product growth, monetization, content discovery and personalisation for products like Mobile Search, Y! TimeTraveler and Yahoo! Answers.

Prior to Yahoo, Anand was director of Product at Openwave driving product management for the mobile mediation gateway which touched 200 million subscribers through 70 operators and generated $150 million in revenue.

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