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Purple Quarter Facilitated Ripplr’s Search for CTO; Vishal Sharma Onboarded

By March 10, 2022May 18th, 2023No Comments
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BANGALORE, IndiaMarch 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On a mission to build India’s largest tech first distribution ecosystem, Ripplr closed its C-Suite hire with the appointment of Vishal Sharma as the Chief Technology Officer. The search for the Tech Head was undertaken by Bespoke CTO search firm, Purple Quarter.

Ripplr is a full-stack distribution platform that bridges the gap between brands and unorganized retail by solving both distribution and information asymmetry. Ripplr is expanding its industry reach by partnering with brands such as HUL, Britannia, ITC, Reckitt, Godrej, etc. as authorized distributors.

Leading tech leadership search firm Purple Quarter played a crucial role in closing Ripplr’s CTO mandate. With accelerated growth, Ripplr sought a seasoned technology leader with experience in managing logistics and distribution technology platforms, scaling the business, and developing a deep understanding of business processes and success criteria. Purple Quarter’s vast tech talent pool and robust network made the search for Vishal Sharma effortless.

“Ripplr is always looking for new ways to solve FMCG distribution challenges through tech and data and also deploy cutting-edge technologies to the market. By analyzing the current state and coming up with deserving technological solutions, we wanted the right CTO who could intensify our technology-first approach and help us scale. I would like to thank team Purple Quarter’s commendable understanding of our requirement, and are thrilled to welcome Vishal Sharma to the team,” shared Abhishek Nehru, Co-founder, Ripplr.

An IIT BHU alumnus, Vishal Sharma, was the erstwhile Head of Engineer at Avail Finance prior to his appointment. He has around 13 years of industry experience and hands-on expertise in delivering large scale services optimized for performance and efficiency in finTech, eCommerce, Supply-Chain and data analytics. In his previous stints, he was associated with Livspace, Myntra, and Oracle and played integral roles in strategic direction and future growth entwined with the organization’s tech vision.

On his appointment, Vishal Sharma shared, “I am ecstatic to be a part of Ripplr’s fast-growing team. I look forward to developing scalable systems on the foundation of solid architecture and expanding the team together. A special note of thanks to the Purple Quarter team for providing exceptional support and encouragement and of course, this great opportunity.”

Purple Quarter’s unmatched tech network and comprehensive end-to-end search process have been instrumental in securing multiple key tech leadership positions for Swiggy, Upstox, PharmEasy, Licious, Vedantu, Urban Company, Lendingkart, hike, ACKO, and more.

About Purple Quarter

Purple Quarter is a Bespoke CTO Search firm based out of Bangalore. In less than four years, it has mapped over 4000+ leaders across the globe. Its singular approach to tech leadership hiring has given Purple Quarter a detailed acumen into the Tech Leadership hiring space, especially in the startup ecosystem. Its robust clientele includes early-stage to mature startups such as Inmobi, Swiggy, ACKO, PharmEasy, hike, Urban Company, and many more.

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