Manav Kamboj, chief technology officer, PropertyGuru.
Real estate group PropertyGuru has hired an eCommerce veteran at its new chief technology officer.
Manav Kamboj will be responsible for the company’s technology and engineering functions across offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia.
He brings to PropertyGuru extensive experience in the eCommerce, mobile, finance technology and software sectors.
Prior to this, Kamboj served as vice president and head of buyer product and technology at Snapdeal, one of the largest eCommerce players in India. He was also co-founder and CEO of LetsGoMo Labs, a leading mobile app development studio with operations in India and the US.
At PropertyGuru, Kamboj will be responsible for leading a team of over 60 engineers, software developers and data scientists who deliver technology solutions for home seekers, real estate agents and property developers.
In addition, he will partner with the product management team to drive PropertyGuru’s initiatives in artificial intelligence and augmented reality.
His team will also look to further develop the automation, scalability and security capabilities for the group’s platforms and operations.
“I am delighted to welcome Manav to PropertyGuru,” said Group CEO Hari V. Krishnan. “We share the same belief in the power of technological innovation to enhance consumer experiences, solve real customer problems and drive business growth.”
Kamboj added: “I am excited to use technology as a key enabler to bring to consumers and business partners an enhanced experience in property search across the region.”