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Treebo appoints former Flipkart executive as VP Engineering

Treebo appoints former Flipkart executive as VP Engineering

Treebo Hotels has announced the appointment of Maulik Shukla, former Flipkart executive as its Vice President of Engineering.  In his new role, Shukla will work with Jeet Jain, co-founder of Treebo to further build the technology infrastructure and develop unique technology solutions to improve the guest experience.

Maulik comes with over a decade of experience in leadership, management, planning and execution.  He holds MBA degree from Walter A. Haas School of Business, Berkeley, California and has pursued his MS from Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago.

The newly appointed VP of engineering Shukla said, “Treebo is solving a tangible problem for the country’s unorganized budget hotel segment and augmenting guest experience through technology. My key learning from Flipkart is strong customer orientation and Treebo is taking it up a notch. I am looking forward to being a part of this exciting and humbling journey,”

The appointment is an indication of Treebo’s focus on building a robust technology team and infrastructure to stay true to its core promise of delivering the quality stay at scale.

Commenting on his appointment, Kadam Jeet Jain, co-founder Treebo Hotels, said, “Maulik is amongst the few technology leaders who has led technology teams across India and abroad and worked on projects focused on enhancing the consumer experience. Being a digital chain of hotels, we heavily depend on technology to deliver the quality experience to our guests across the country. We are excited to have Maulik onboard and look forward to leveraging his expertise in building innovative tech solutions to deliver on that promise”.

Prior to joining Treebo, Shukla was associated with Flipkart as the Director of Engineering. At Flipkart, he built e-commerce giant’s supply chain engineering group from the scratch and managed supply chain technology stack for last four years.  He led some of the some of the projects for the brand including building several core platforms and value added services such as EKart Courier, alternate delivery model, logistics service externalization and the last mile route planning.

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