Top techie Girish Koppad has joined the e-commerce platform Snapdeal as Vice President and Head of Technology. Koppad, a former Samsung executive, is a known name in technology and has worked in large and entrepreneurial setups across the US, India, Russia, and Africa, helping build innovative products to serve internet users in markets around the world.
At Snapdeal, he will lead Technology Engineering and spearhead development and services for technology infrastructure and data centers. He will lead the technology team to grow the platform’s capabilities further to offer an enabling, intuitive, and engaging experience to Snapdeal users.
“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,” Koppad said.
Koppad has more than 20 years of experience in product development and management. He most recently served as the Senior Director of Engineering at Samsung Electronics. He has held a wide range of senior management positions at Google, TiVO, and Motorola in his previous stints.