CPO Anand Chandrasekaran quits Snapdeal


Bengaluru.  Anand Chandrasekaran, Snapdeal’s chief Product Officer, has quit the company tos tart his own entrepreneurial venture.

Chandrasekaran joined the board in June last year to facelift the company’s stand, especially mobile.

"Anand has decided to move out of Snapdeal and pursue entrepreneurial interests. Anand has done some stellar work on the product side at Snapdeal. His insights and attention to detail have helped us traverse quickly towards launching and improving products at Snapdeal. We wish Anand the very best for his entrepreneurial journey ahead," a Snapdeal spokesperson said.

Snapdeal co-founder Rohit Bansal tweeted: "@anandc proud of the super work by you and the product team. Hard to believe that this was just 1 yr. Farewell, keep rocking!"

In response, Chandrasekaran tweeted: "@rohitkbansal thanks for the support. We did in 1 what would take 3 years anywhere.

Incredible passion @snapdeal. Best still to come!"

Prior to becoming chief product officer at Snapdeal, Chandrasekaran held the same designation at Bharti Airtel. He has also served as senior director, search products, at Yahoo Inc.

Chandrasekaran co-founded Aeroprise, a personalized mobile applications software company, which was acquired by BMC Software Inc. in 2011.