Nykaa appoints Rajesh Uppalapati as chief technology officer
India’s leading fashion and beauty major Nykaa has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Rajesh Uppalapati as chief technology officer (CTO).
Uppalapati joins Nykaa from Intuit where he was the vice president of product engineering. In his new role, he will be responsible for strengthening Nykaa’s position as a best-in-class consumer technology platform.
Commenting on his new role, Rajesh Uppalapati in a statement said, “I am thrilled to join Nykaa to help accelerate the company's effort towards building platforms offering superior security, accessibility and personalisation that engage with their millions-strong consumer base for the long-term. I look forward to leveraging my knowledge of making platforms and products more efficient and embracing the most relevant external technology trends to create a more immersive shopping experience for Nykaa’s shoppers.”
Falguni Nayar, founder CEO of Nykaa added, “Rajesh is entering Nykaa with decades of experience in delivering world class products and platforms. This comes at an exciting time in our business where we are extending our offerings across multiple business verticals and platforms. We continue to prioritize elevating consumer experience, product discovery and hyper-personalization. I look forward to the role Rajesh will play in accelerating our tech enabled innovations and furthering our growth momentum powered by disruptive technology.”
Rajesh Uppalapati has around 25 years of experience in technology and has spent nearly 20 years at Amazon in various roles and geographies, elevating key consumer-centric experiences.
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