News: Instamojo names Ankur Sharma as co-founder


Instamojo names Ankur Sharma as co-founder

Prior to being on-boarded to the founding team, Sharma was the vice president of analytics at the e-commerce firm.
Instamojo names Ankur Sharma as co-founder

E-commerce platform for independent business and D2C brands Instamojo today announced the appointment of Ankur Sharma as its co-founder.

Prior to being on-boarded to the founding team, Sharma was the vice president of analytics at the firm.

He will play a key role in building and growing Instamojo’s ecommerce product line, including an online store builder and smart pages.

“We are thrilled to announce Ankur as part of Instamojo’s founding team. With his vast experience and knowledge in product-led strategy, Ankur has been a major contributor towards developing Instamojo’s product suite. He is indeed a great asset to team Instamojo, and we look forward to working with Ankur in his new role, as we progress towards digitising the Indian D2C sector,” said Sampad Swain, CEO and co-founder, Instamojo  on Sharma’s appointment.

An alumnus of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Sharma’s expertise lies in leading data science initiatives and product-led growth strategies.

Prior to joining Instamojo, Sharma was with a mobile gaming startup Kiwi Inc.  and Capital One, a leading bank in the USA.

Sharma joined Instamojo as head of analytics in 2015, and has played a vital role in building the firm’s data science and growth hacking functions. Along with enabling a data-driven product culture at Instamojo, he has been the driving force behind the development of several successful products which also include the convenience fee feature, sachet loans and other related domains.

“Instamojo has been a highly rewarding experience for me so far, and I am grateful for the opportunities I have had to contribute to the growth of the brand, from a fintech platform to a digital solution provider. Today, with the e-commerce sector on the rise, Instamojo has tailored tools to enable small and medium businesses in the country to operate digitally. In my new role as co-founder, my goal is to take Instamojo to new heights and ensure that our products provide innovative support for small businesses,” said Sharma on being added to the co-founding team.

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Topics: C-Suite, Appointments

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