Stanza Living appoints ex-Airtel executive as CTO
Managed accommodation company, Stanza Living, has appointed IT and consumer internet industry veteran Sudipta Banerjee, as its Chief Technology Officer. The company’s proprietary technology ecosystem, built and operated by a strong product and engineering team, has helped it create competitive moats for the business. Under Sudipta’s guidance, Stanza Living has set sights on cementing its position as one of the fastest growing startups in the country, on the back of its technology interventions.
Anindya Dutta, MD and Co-founder, Stanza Living said “Technology is a key enabler for Stanza Living in disrupting a traditionally offline business like rental housing. Our evolving technology ecosystem has played a central role in bringing our vision for a high-quality, curated, hassle-free managed accommodation ecosystem to life. Sudipta’s appointment comes at a pivotal moment in our journey as we aim to accelerate our growth into a sustainable and much-loved managed accommodation ecosystem with global aspirations.”
An alumnus of NIT Warangal, Sudipta brings with him close to two decades of experience in building and scaling large internet-based products across Media tech, Ad tech, Fintech, Consumer Internet and Financial Service industries. He has successfully led the development, deployment, and hyper-growth of several technology incubations for brands like Airtel (Wynk Music and Xstream) and Yahoo. He has also been a serial entrepreneur, whose first venture, a fintech marketplace was successfully acquired by Times Internet.
Commenting on his new role, Sudipta Banerjee, Chief Technology Officer, Stanza Living said, “I’m excited to join Stanza Living at a juncture where the company is further strengthening its tech-first focus to drive efficient yet robust scale. Over the last four years, Stanza Living has set the foundation for deep consumer trust by building a host of data, IoT and AI/ML based solutions to solve complex consumer needs. With this role, I have the opportunity to lead the acceleration and development of technology innovations targeted at setting industry benchmarks in a unique space like full-service rental housing.”
Over the past four years, Stanza Living has positioned its technology ecosystem as a 360-degree, end-to-end solution suite for diverse business pillars like real estate acquisition, property refurbishment, demand management, operations execution, F&B delivery, lifestyle services delivery and community creation. Its product and engineering team has developed several industry-first solutions, with the patent for one of their proprietary solutions having already been filed in the US and several more in the pipeline. Sudipta thus joins at a crucial phase for the company.