Rahul Agarwal has been appointed Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Capri Global Capital Limited (CGCL), a diversified non-bank financial company. The appointment is effective as of July 16, 2021, said the company.
Agarwal will lead the technology vertical and be responsible for all technology functions across the company in his new role. He has been tasked to drive digital transformation initiatives, implementing technology interfaces that enable customised services, and incubating strategic IT solutions for CGCL product categories, the company said in a statement.
“CGCL is geared to accelerate its digital transformation by bringing the necessary domain expertise and high-velocity implementation. The transformation needs re-engineering of business models that not only embraces newer technologies and platforms but integrate them into existing business processes to deliver the best-in-class services,” said Rajesh Sharma, Managing Director, Capri Global Capital.
“We are delighted to onboard Agarwal with multi-disciplinary expertise as our CTO. He will play a pivotal role in re-defining CGCL’s technology vision and product roadmap that will be a key pillar of the organization’s expansion journey in the coming year,” he added.
Agarwal is a technology executive with over 17 years of experience developing products, platforms, and services as well as leading teams in a variety of industry sectors. Prior to joining CGCL, he served as Group Chief Technology Officer at Aakash Educational Services and Chief Technology Officer at PolicyBazaar.com and Lava International, respectively.
He has experience in a variety of areas, including business-technology integration, product, technology ownership, system design, architecture, business solution design, and the development of highly scalable systems. He is well-versed in AWS infrastructure, as well as big data processing and analytics systems.
A graduate of the Indian Institute of Technology — Delhi, Agarwal has also held positions of increasing responsibility with IndiaHomes.com, Tyroo Media, Clickable, Vritii InfoCom, Tribal Fusion, and Tavant Technologies.