Lendingkart boosts its technological leadership team, onboards new President – technology, analytics and capabilities
Bengaluru: In line with Lendingkart Technologies’ commitment to catering to Indian MSMEs and bringing them into the financial mainstream by providing short term working capital loans, Lendingkart continues to double down on its India leadership team. The company today announced the appointment of Manish Bhatia as the President of Technology, Analytics and Capabilities based out of Bengaluru.
Manish will be responsible for building a scalable technology stack for the company and bettering operational agility, risk management, data and analytics, while driving strategic efficiency and improving overall customer acquisition and experience as well as business growth. Manish brings over 22 years of expertise in software development, incubating new services and developing critical digital products.
Harshvardhan Lunia, Co-Founder and CEO, Lendingkart stated, “Despite such trying times currently, we are hopeful that Indian MSMEs will bounce back and continue to thrive in the future. We are pleased to welcome Manish Bhatia onboard to not only strengthen our internal teams but also helps us become better equipped to fully serve the small and micro entrepreneurs of India. With a track record of delivering great results, Manish is an outstanding addition to the team and will work closely with our technology, analytics and operations teams. His enormous amount of experience in the industry and strong focus on innovation will serve our collective vision and drive value creation in the company.”
Commenting on his appointment, Manish Bhatia, President, technology, analytics and capabilities said,” I am thrilled to build upon the solid foundation that Lendingkart has put in place to further enable MSMEs to achieve their dreams. With my experience, I aim to draw better insights from big and complex data sets and leverage innovative technology and digital platforms to enhance Lendingkart’s operations capability, customer and transaction growth rate and serve the financial requirements of our customers better.”
Manish Bhatia joins Lendingkart from Amazon where he was working as the Chief Technology Officer for Amazon Pay. As the CTO for Amazon Pay India, he steered all the tech and software development for their India payments business. He also headed the World-Wide eCommerce Platform group in India in his previous assignment at Amazon, bringing multiple innovations to the fore. Before joining Amazon, Manish has also worked with a couple of startups, FedEx and JP Morgan Chase. Over the past few months, Lendingkart has bolstered its leadership team with senior appointments and will continue to fortify its presence as an NBFC with the largest geographical footprint in the country.