Housing.com has elevated Mani Rangarajan to the role of Chief Business Officer (CBO), where he will lead the real estate developer and broker sales efforts for the Company, amongst other responsibilities. For the time being, he will continue to oversee the financial operations of the company.
A Silicon Valley veteran with over 20 years of experience, Rangarajan brings with him global expertise and understanding of the internet and financial services sectors at companies such as Yahoo and Citigroup. Having joined Housing.com in October 2015 as the Chief Financial Officer, he has been a key member of the senior management team.
Jason Kothari, Chief Executive Officer, Housing.com said, “We are pleased to announce Mani’s well-deserved promotion to Chief Business Officer. He was asked to lead the monetization efforts, has been very effective and it is now time to formalize these responsibilities. Mani’s internet industry experience, financial and operational expertise and global experience will be valuable assets for the Company during this rapid growth phase.”
“Housing.com stands in a strong position today to emerge as one of the leading players in the online real estate space. While everyone at Housing.com has been working hard towards helping us realise the bold vision of the Company, the new responsibility I have been entrusted with will ensure there is a highly focused effort on aggressive sales growth, which will help us achieve our ambitious targets over the next 18-24 months”, said Rangarajan.
Rangarajan holds an MBA from the Stanford University's Graduate School of Business where he was a Arjay Miller scholar, a PGDM from IIM Kolkota and is also a Cost & Works Accountant.