Who: Surojit Chatterjee
What: Appointed as Flipkart’s Head of Consumer Experience and Growth
When: 4 November 2015
India’s e-commerce giant Flipkart on 4 November 2015 appointed former Google product management director Surojit Chatterjee as the Senior Vice-President and Head of Consumer Experience and Growth.
Chatterjee will be responsible for consumer experience across desktop and mobile. He will report to Chief Product Officer Punit Soni.
Before his appointment at Flipkart, Chatterjee headed the mobile search advertising and AdSense for Search (AFS) at Google’s Mountain View office. He was also a founding member of Google’s mobile search ads. He played a vital role in making mobile search ads a growth engine for Google, and eventually developed it into a multi-billion dollar business.
Prior to Google, he also worked as a senior product manager at Symantec Corporation and senior engineer at Oracle and IBM.
Chatterjee obtained his bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from IIT Kharagpur. He completed his MS in Computer Science from SUNY Buffalo. Later, he obtained an MBA degree from MIT Sloan School of Management.