Paytm Employs Two Former Google Executives to Head its Business
Do you know about Paytm? What actually it is? Paytm is basically a renowned digital payments firm. This is one of the most used platforms that people are using today. Much to your surprise, a piece of hot news is there in the market that the firm has recently employed two of the executives earlier working at Google. The talented duo of Praveen Sharma and Ankit Sinha have succeeded in making their place in the Paytm world.
Paytm has appointed Praveen Sharma as the Senior Vice President (Ad Business) whereas Ankit Sinha has been given the position of the Vice President (AI Cloud). Both of them will now have to report directly to the founder and CEO of Paytm, Vijay Shekhar Sharma.
On talking Founder and CEO said,
“Over the years, Paytm has built a large consumer and merchant base. Focusing on monetization opportunities, we will have Praveen and Ankit build our advertising and cloud offerings for Indian businesses. Praveen has built the most formidable adverting business and Ankit comes with an understanding of SMB needs”.
Praveen Sharma spent his nine precious years of career at Google in leadership positions all over the nation (India) and APAC. Before actually joining Paytm, he was grounded in Singapore and was liable for boosting Google’s performance all over the Asia-Pacific region. Leading up to Google, Praveen held several senior-level positions across some major advertising groups like Madison and Group M.
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On the other hand, Ankit Sinha, who holds 15 years of professional experience was earlier working with Google Cloud as the Regional Business Lead. He retained this position for almost 6 years. Before that, he was a part of SAP for about 7 years.
Pledging for the new position with Paytm, Änkit said,
“Paytm has ushered digital payments in India and I am excited to be a part of this team. We expect to start new revenue streams with our SMB merchants, as well as larger corporations across developers and various lines of business. Paytm would leverage its big data and machine learning prowess to provide innovative solutions in different markets”.