After hiring executives from Qualcomm and Myntra for beefing up its team in India, LeEco has once again hired a Qualcomm executive. The company has appointed Jaiteerth Patwari as head of Development Centre at LeMall India, it’s online store to boost its e-commerce presence in the country.
Hed joins LeEco after 14 years of working at Qualcomm. At LeEco, he will innovate, develop and support the fast-paced e-commerce business.
The company aims to the replicate the success story of LeMall in China and the US. LeEco said that LeMall R&D is looking to hire 50 more engineers with the talent of building highly scalable distributed e-commerce platform.
Headquartered in Bangalore, LeEco India has operated for more than 6 months with more than 200 employees and aims to become over 1000 people-strong by the end of 2016.
Commenting on the new appointment, Atul Jain, Chief Operating Officer of Smart Electronics Business at LeEco India, said:
We are very delighted to bring Jaiteerth on board. He is a well-known and respected name in the industry and will bring with him a wealth of experience, which we’re sure will be fruitful for us in our India journey.
We’re very rapidly adding top-notch talent to our leadership team to fortify our presence in India and are committed to doing so in the future as well.
Jaiteerth Patwari, new R&D Head, LeEco’s Lemall India, said:
I am thrilled to join the LeEco family at such a critical junction of its growth journey in India. With the launch of LeMall in India, LeEco has already carved a niche for itself in the industry by building a platform for all their products and services. In the next couple of months, we will look at aggressively scaling up operations for LeMall in India.