Eyeing expansion, e-commerce enablement company GoKwik on Tuesday announced the appointment of Vikas Shukla as Senior Vice President of Engineering.
According to the company, Shukla will lead the engineering team, focused on solving the most challenging problems for the merchants in its network by ensuring the development and delivery of world-class, robust, and innovative solutions.
Shukla has over 20 years of experience in product development across image processing, EDI documents, and various functions within the Supply Chain like forecasting, planning, supplier management, price optimization, etc.
Before joining GoKwik, Shukla worked with Amazon and led the development of multiple products to ensure that Amazon's catalogue is safe and compliant for over 25 marketplaces across NA, EU, APAC, and MENA regions.
Earlier at IBM India Software Labs (IBM ISL), Shukla led the development of various enterprise products in the Supply Chain domain catering to large retailers spread across geographies. He is an Electrical engineering graduate from IIT Roorkee.
“The growth we have seen in the last year has been remarkable. As we enter phase 2 of our journey, we are excited to have Vikas join us. With his in-depth expertise in deep tech and product innovation, we are confident that we will be able to bring in new lines of products and upgrade our current offerings to create a 360-degree eCommerce enablement stack for our merchants. Vikas's experience and expertise will help us march ahead in our journey of building competitive products to complement the remarkable work eCommerce brands are doing,” Chirag Taneja, Co-Founder, and CEO, GoKwik, said.
Speaking on his appointment Vikas Shukla, Senior Vice President of Engineering, GoKwik, said, “I am extremely excited to work with smart and passionate engineering talent at GoKwik who are solving critical pain points that the merchants are facing while running their eCommerce businesses. At GoKwik, we believe in the merchant first philosophy with the aim to address any issues that eCommerce brands encounter, thus blending in best-in-class engineering and machine learning algorithms enabling enhanced shopping experience.”
Founded in 2020, GoKwik recently raised $35 million in Series B led by Think Investments.