PropertyGuru Group is appointing Manav Kamboj as its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). With this new appointment, Manav will be responsible for the Group’s technology and engineering functions across offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, thanks to his extensive experience in the eCommerce, mobile, finance technology and software sectors.
In his new role, Manav will lead a regional organisation of over 60 highly-talented engineers, software developers and data scientists, to ensure that they deliver technology solutions to address the ever-changing needs of home seekers, real estate agents and property developers across the region.
Apart from that, he will also partner with the product management team to drive PropertyGuru’s industry-leading initiatives in artificial intelligence and augmented reality. The team will also be responsible for further developing the automation, scalability and security capabilities for the Group’s platforms and operations.
Prior to joining PropertyGuru, Manav served as Vice President and Head of Buyer Product and Technology at Snapdeal, one of the largest eCommerce players in India. There, he led the improvement of user experience for the buyers by revamping platforms, including apps and mobile websites, and spearheaded data-driven product development.
Manav also co-founded and was the CEO of LetsGoMo Labs (Let’s Go Mobile), a leading mobile app development studio with operations in India and the United States. He grew the startup to a hundred-strong team of specialists, enabling them to deliver best-in-class mobile experiences for some of the top eCommerce and consumer internet companies in India.