News: Urban Company to hire more than 100 engineers in FY2022; hires two new vertical leaders


Urban Company to hire more than 100 engineers in FY2022; hires two new vertical leaders

While Amit Das will set up a research wing and will leverage his expertise to craft great user experiences, Rishabhdhwaj Singh will lead the supply vertical and will focus on expanding the company’s warehousing capabilities and build a robust supply chain engine.
Urban Company to hire more than 100 engineers in FY2022; hires two new vertical leaders

Urban Company, a tech-enabled home services marketplace, announced that it will onboard more than 100 engineers in FY2022, besides hiring various leaders across verticals. Through these new hires, the company plans to drive technological innovation in the home services industry. 

Raghav Chandra, Co-Founder, Urban Company said, “These hirings will drive our next growth phase, enable the build of deep tech and help us invest in data science and developing tech playbooks.”

In tandem, Urban Company also announced the appointment of Amit Das as Vice President, Design & Research and Rishabhdhwaj Singh as Vice President, Engineering. 

Commenting on their appointment, Raghav Chandra added,“We are thrilled to welcome Amit and Rishabhdhwaj to the Urban Company leadership. They will play a pivotal role in strengthening Urban Company’s design and engineering capabilities as we drive our mission of transforming home services worldwide.” 

The new appointments will boost Urban Company’s efforts to invest in and attract world-class leadership – part of its ongoing focus to drive accelerated growth.

On his homecoming, Amit Das, Vice President, Design & Research – Urban Company stated, “As a boomerang employee, it’s a pleasure to be rejoining the team when Urban Company stands poised for greater goals across geographies in providing at-home services. We look forward to deploying the latest digital tools while aligning expectations from customers and professional partners as we create new paradigms in the home services segment.”

Amit comes with more than 10 years’ industry experience and will be responsible for product, research and design. He has been associated with Urban Company in the past and was instrumental in framing the company’s design foundations.

Commenting on his new role at Urban Company, Rishabhdhwaj Singh, Vice President - Engineering said “Urban Company has kept technology at the forefront to constantly enhance customer experience and transform the home services industry. I’m excited to work alongside a team of talented people and further strengthen the core of the company, while it expands across geographies.”

With 10+ years of experience, Rishabhdhwaj has previously built platforms and systems to power some of the largest ecommerce players in the country including Ajio (B2B) and Flipkart. 

With the company also announcing the opening of a 2nd office in Bengaluru, it will be interesting to see what kind of moves Urban Company will make in the current scenario with the support of new leadership and new hires.

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