Myntra, India’s leading m-commerce platform for fashion & lifestyle has appointed Ambarish Kenghe, as Senior Vice President and Head of Product at Myntra. Ambarish will start working at Myntra’s Bengaluru headquarters by the end of this month and will report to CEO, Mukesh Bansal to scale up Myntra’s product road map while leveraging the mobile smartphone revolution in India.
With more than 15 years of experience in product development and management, Ambarish co-founded and led product management for Google Chromecast. He was instrumental in its conceptualization, making it one of the best selling electronic devices and one of the highly decorated hardware products from Google.
In addition to the above roles, he was also a key member of the Google TV team that helped build the first android compatible TV. Prior to Google, he was a management consultant at Bain & Company, Technical leader at Cisco where he worked on Catalyst 6000, a highly appreciated product. He has multiple patents from his work there.
“We are excited to have Ambarish join our leadership team to lead product management. He has an extensive experience in developing various world class consumer products including Google Chromecast. He will be driving product innovation to build the next generation of mobile products to deliver a highly engaging & personalised fashion experience to our customers”, said Mukesh Bansal, CEO, Myntra and Head of Commerce, Flipkart.
Excited about his new role, Ambarish said, “I am honoured to join a company such as Myntra that is re-writing the rules of the game. I am looking forward to being part of the amazing team obsessed with developing the best-in-class product experience for customers by constantly engaging in solving unique challenges for consuming & buying fashion online using technology & product insights.”
He further added, “I am also excited about moving to India where a large chunk of next billion Internet users will come from. India has a confluence of factors coming together to make it a once in a lifetime opportunity for technology professionals to make a difference.”
Ambarish holds an MBA from Berkeley and Master’s degrees in Computer Science and Engineering from Purdue University and IIT Kanpur.