Virender Bisht joins MobiKwik as CTO

Bisht was formerly VP, Technology at MakeMyTrip

e4m by exchange4media Mumbai Bureau
Updated: Nov 21, 2014 4:26 PM
 Virender Bisht joins MobiKwik as CTO

MobiKwik, Mobile Wallet with 10 million users, has appointed Virender Bisht as its Chief Technology Officer. Earlier as VP Technology at MakeMyTrip.com, Bisht developed a track record of delivering strong results in the Payments and Mobile domains. He comes with over 14 years of diverse experience in creating world-class software products at MakeMyTrip, Educomp, Studyplaces.com, TribalFusion, Exponential, and TCS. At MobiKwik, Bisht will oversee all aspects of product research and development, user experience design and tech infrastructure.

Bipin Preet Singh, Founder CEO, MobiKwik said, “Bringing Virender on board as the Chief Technology Officer is one of our many steps towards constantly enhancing the technology behind our product. We are a product focused startup and we believe that creating wow payment experiences for our consumers will result in strong acceptance of our Digital Wallet. With Virender’s background, we are certain that he will play a critical role in creating a robust Engineering team and a culture of Excellence at MobiKwik which will further reflect in our product. We are aggressively hiring and plan to double the strength of our technology team of Android engineers, Java engineers, Server engineers, UI frontend engineers, and UX designers.

On this appointment, Bisht commented, “I am excited to join MobiKwik at a stage when it is evolving into the next level of growth. My aim is to leverage my experience to develop high quality products for MobiKwik that provide delightful experiences to our customers - every single time. Together, with the rest of my team, we envision building technology solutions that reflect the MobiKwik commitment to quality, speed and reliability in the finest of details as we stand committed to our goal of a Mobile Wallet for every Indian.”   

Bisht is a hands-on techie with experience across B2C and e-Commerce companies in Mobile Apps, Online Payments, Content Management and Enterprise Software. He has successfully architected scalable software solutions for e-commerce and enterprise audience. In the industry, he is widely respected for his strategic agility and nimble footedness. His other forte is his ability to manage and build high-performing and motivated teams. Bisht has a B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra.

Bisht’s appointment comes as a part of MobiKwik’s steady wave of expansion. The company plans to make other strategic appointments in the near future. It has announced plans to hire a Chief Marketing Officer, Head of Business Development & Partnerships and Head of Products over the next 2-3 months. MobiKwik has been witnessing unprecedented growth with an increasing user base and partnerships with leaders in all e-commerce categories. The key appointments in the organization are designed to contribute significantly to MobiKwik’s growth story.

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