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Jeyandran Venugopal

Chief Product and Technology Officer, Flipkart
Jeyandran Venugopal

CPTO, Flipkart


Jeyandran Venugopal is the Chief Product & Technology Officer at Flipkart. Prior to joining Flipkart, he led engineering and product teams at Myntra, Yahoo, and Amazon. 


He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the College Of Engineering, Guindy and master’s degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. 


The Journey To Flipkart

Jeyandran Venugopal began his career with an internship at Amazon before moving on to work at NCSA (National Centre for Supercomputing Applications) as a consultant. He returned to Amazon in 2001 and stayed there for eight years. He has played a key role in growing the e-commerce industry in India, helping set up the Amazon India office, and even hired and mentored Flipkart founders Sachin and Binny Bansal there. He also had a stint in Seattle as Senior Technical Advisor to Jeff Bezos. 


He left Amazon in 2008 and worked in technology and strategy positions at Yahoo, Snapdeal and Myntra, before joining Flipkart in 2019. 


Role As CPTO, Flipkart

At Flipkart, Jeyandran leads a team that handles several domains: product management, engineering, design and user research, data science, IT, security, infrastructure and product operations. 


His key role is to create engaging user experiences, high scale systems, big data platforms and cutting-edge data science applications.


Podcast

In the Scale Playbook podcast series, Jeyandran talks about the importance of building a strong engineering team, as well as details about Flipkart’s Leap Accelerator Programme, targeted at early-stage founders. You can listen to it here



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“Don’t look for people who have worked on a very small scale or very large scale because both extremes are not a good idea. Find a sweet spot and look for people who would take the company forward in the next two years of scaling.”

Jeyandran Venugopal

Chief Product & Technology Officer, Flipkart


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