CouponDunia has announced the appointment of Krishna Iyer as Vice President-Revenue. He will be responsible for accelerating sales, expanding the reach and ensuring brand’s overall growth. Iyer comes to CouponDunia with 12 years’ experience in sales, account management, strategy & leadership experience of which 10 years have been in the digital space. Prior to joining CouponDunia, Iyer was AVP – Media Sales at Quikr.com and was responsible for evangelizing, building web and mobile revenue properties. His mandate was to create a monetization stream that was media and brand centric.
On his appointment, Sameer Parwani, CEO, CouponDunia said, "Krishna will be instrumental in driving CouponDunia's next phase of growth with his robust expertise in sales and strategy. His prior experience working in key roles at two rapidly expanding start-ups makes him well suited to the challenges ahead at CouponDunia. We are excited to have him on board."
Upon being asked of his association with CouponDunia, Iyer said, “Online coupons and its usage is growing extremely fast in India and CouponDunia is leading this change. This role will give me a chance to interact with brands across verticals and offer them online and offline reach that CouponDunia enjoys and showcase this platform as an effective marketing channel. I look forward to working with CouponDunia and helping build a sustainable and targetable customer outreach brand.”
Prior to Quikr.com, he was the youngest member of the leadership team and as VP – Media Partnerships, he lead the ad sales and affiliate partnership functions at ixigo.com. His earlier work experiences include customer-centric companies such as DirectI, Firewall and Komli Media. Iyer is a Management Graduate from Mumbai University where he specialized in Marketing and also holds a Diploma in Event Management.