BANGALORE, India--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Flipkart, India’s leading e-commerce marketplace, announced today that Surojit Chatterjee will join the company as Senior Vice President and Head of Consumer Experience and Growth. In this role, Surojit will be responsible for all consumer experience across desktop and mobile and will report to Punit Soni, Flipkart’s Chief Product Officer.
Chatterjee spent the last eight-and-a-half years at Google, where most recently he was the global head of Mobile Search Advertising and AdSense for Search (AFS). He was a founding member of Google’s mobile search ads team and helped make mobile search ads a growth engine for Google, developing it into a multi-billion dollar business. Previously he led payment products for Google in the Asia Pacific and mobile products for Google India. Prior to Google, Chatterjee worked as a senior product manager at Symantec Corporation and senior engineer at Oracle and IBM.
Chatterjee’s move to Flipkart underscores the company’s position as a global leader in technology innovation and destination for the world’s top technology executives.
Speaking on the occasion, Mukesh Bansal, Head – Commerce Platform, Flipkart said, “Flipkart is delighted to welcome Surojit to the organization. His experience helping build and scale a multi-billion dollar business from scratch, his deep knowledge of product management and global e-commerce, and his tremendous expertise in mobile advertising will help Flipkart continue to deliver ever-greater customer experiences even as we rapidly expand. He will be part of the leadership team and help innovate and improve all the ways we serve our customers.”
“Every month, millions of people in India are connecting to the internet for the first time thanks to mobile technology – a transformation that is revolutionizing Indian society. Flipkart is a world-class technology company leading this change, and I’m incredibly excited to join them to help shape India’s bright future,” said Chatterjee.
Chatterjee holds a BS in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur, an MS in Computer Science from SUNY Buffalo and an MBA from MIT Sloan School of Management. He has 33 granted U.S. patents to his name.