Suvesh Malhotra appointed as VP Engineering for OYO
To continue focus on innovation in consumer-tech, OYO, one of the largest hotel networks appointed Suvesh Malhotra as VP-Engineering. In order to deliver best-in-industry user experience, he will take on the responsibility of building technology as a core differentiator.
In his new role, Suvesh will manage OYO’s consumer technology including consumer experience, ordering and payment platforms and data analytics to deliver solutions to meet evolving varied consumer needs.
Ritesh Agarwal, Founder & CEO, OYO says, “With OYO’s 3-tap Mobile app, Krypton Audit app and Property Manager app, we employed cutting-edge innovation to create a next-gen hospitality industry. Suvesh is familiar with our work and I am delighted to have him on the team”.
Adding to this, Anil Goel, CTO of OYO says “We are thrilled to have Suvesh become a part of our dynamic technology team. His experience across various consumer-facing categories and in-depth understanding of marketplace dynamics and customer needs will further enhance the depth of our technology expertise.”
With a total experience of 12 years , Suvesh is a veteran tech professional, who has expertise to work on ecommerce platforms, distributed systems, mobile apps, social networking platforms and IoT technologies. Prior to this, he was working with Amazon.com, where he was handling technology for BuyVIP, a flash sales e-commerce –platform. Also, he was formerly the CTO of Stepout – India’s largest social discovery platform. He has also worked with homeshop18 and Oracle in the past.
Commenting on his appointment, Suvesh avers, “OYO disrupted the Indian hospitality industry through its technology-first approach to build a seamless customer and partner experience. I am very excited to have this opportunity to drive huge transformation and business results in one of the world’s most exciting online travel markets.”
Founded in 2013, OYO is today India’s largest hotel network operating 7000 hotels and 70,000 rooms in more than 200 Indian cities.