Chief Technology Officer, PropertyGuru Group
Manav brings to PropertyGuru nearly two decades of extensive experience in the eCommerce, mobile, finance technology and software sectors. Manav is responsible for the Group’s technology and engineering functions across offices in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Indonesia.
Manav leads a regional organisation of over 150 highly-talented engineers, software developers and data scientists who deliver technology solutions to address the ever-changing needs of home seekers, real estate agents and property developers across the region.
Manav partners with the product management team to drive PropertyGuru’s industry-leading initiatives in artificial intelligence and augmented reality. His is also responsible for further developing the automation, scalability and security capabilities for the Group’s platforms and operations.
Prior to this, Manav served as vice president and head of buyer product and technology at Snapdeal, one of the largest eCommerce players in India. At Snapdeal, he led the improvement of user experience for the buyers by revamping platforms, including apps and mobile websites, and spearheaded data-driven product development.
Manav also co-founded and was the CEO of LetsGoMo Labs (short for Let’s Go Mobile), a leading mobile app development studio with operations in India and the United States. He grew the start-up to a hundred-strong team of specialists, enabling them to deliver best-in-class mobile experiences for some of the top ecommerce and consumer internet companies in India.
Manav holds an MBA from IIM, Lucknow and B. Tech in Mechanical engineering from IIT, Roorkee in India.