Rishit Jhunjhunwala appointed as Managing Director of Truecaller
Telephone search engine and caller ID service company, Truecaller appoints Rishit Jhunjhunwala as the Managing Director, India Operations. Rishit was based in Stockholm, Sweden, the company’s headquarter. But, as a part of the appointment, he will have to return back to Bengaluru, India, and will be responsible for leading the business strategies to expand the company in the country and accelerate its revenue generation. He will still be continuing as the Chief Product Officer and will be looking after the operations based in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru.
Commenting on Rishit’s appointment, Alan Mamedi, CEO and Co-Founder, Truecaller said “We wanted a leader like Rishit who can connect deeply with customers, employees, and partners alike with his 6 years of extensive experience within the company. This is important as India is closest to the heart of the company with over 60% of our users from India. This is a natural fit for Rishit who will lead the India business to greater heights with his exemplary leadership and ability to bring in innovation”.
Rishit joined the company in the year 2015 as the Vice President of Product. He will also be bringing in his previous experience as an entrepreneur.
“My journey with Truecaller has been exciting from day one, I have seen the company grow to be the third most used app in India. I am looking forward to my next venture with Truecaller in India. I firmly believe that Truecaller will continue to transform the way the world communicates and bring great value to people around the world,” said Rishit Jhunjhunwala Chief Product Officer and MD, India at Truecaller.
The company has 200 million active users in India and over 270 million active users globally. Therefore, the Indian market accounts for more than 60% of the entire Truecaller base. The company keeps on adding new features and continues to revolutionize user’s experience.