Ankit is Chief Product Officer at Makemytrip, India’s largest OTA and a challenger player in Middle East’s travel e commerce. He takes care of new & strategic initiatives along with common product platforms. Ankit brings in 17 years of rich experience across industries - product commerce, payments and financial services. Previously, he was the Head of Product at CareemPAY based out of UAE. Prior to joining CareemPAY, Ankit was the Chief Operating Officer and Chief Product Officer for Freecharge and was looking after product development, merchant acquisition, user growth & marketing & operations. He had joined the Snapdeal’s founding team at its inception in 2010 as the first product team member. Since then, he led the product development from scratch for India’s leading product marketplace with over 15 mn txns a month and sales of over $4 billion in a year. He built the highly scalable and complex products for buyer experience, seller ecosystem, supply chain management, payments, content & catalog system. As SVP at Snapdeal, he built and led the team of more than 100 product managers. Ankit also co-founded itasveer in 2006, an online service for photo printing.
Ankit is a graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi.