Bengaluru, October 19, 2016: Food ordering and delivery platform Runnr, has added senior talent to its team over the last few months, in order to strengthen core organizational capabilities. Senior executives with rich experience have joined Runnr from organizations like Bharti Group, Uber, Facebook and Dazo.
Runnr started its food delivery app in July this year and plans to focus on growing and scaling quickly over the next few months.
Mohit Kumar, Co-founder & CEO, Runnr, says, “We are solving various problems for the user and technology, operational and unit efficiency will facilitate this. With a strong core team in place we are now focused on a new phase of growth”.
Garima Gupta is CFO at Runnr. A chartered accountant, Garima has worked in several functional and leadership roles in Finance. Most recently, she was the CFO of Nxtra Data Limited, Bharti’s data centre business. Prior to this, Garima was with Genpact.
Aadish Dhakad, an IIM alum, is currently heading the Supply Operations at Runnr. He comes with a diverse experience in banking, power and logistics. As the Operations Manager of Uber Pune, Aadish was responsible for developing scalable processes for Partner on-boarding, training, quality and fraud control, and for managing payments. Aadish has been instrumental in new product development and implementing various strategic initiatives for the brand.
Ankit Jain leads “all things data” at Runnr, where his team uses advanced machine learning and statistical skills to solve the complex last mile logistics problems in India. Prior to this, he has worked at Facebook in Silicon Valley where he contributed as a Data Scientist. He specifically designed a novel spam detection technique for Facebook pages which was eventually implemented to all the users. Ankit holds a Master’s degree from UC Berkeley and a Bachelors in Electrical Engineering from IIT Bombay. Ankit has also worked with Bank of America and Clearslide.
Prabhat Agrawal is currently heading the Runnr Corporate Meals vertical in Bangalore. An IIT Guwahati graduate, Prabhat has been the Chief Operating Officer at Dazo, a food tech delivery startup in 2015. Prior to this he cofounded Pepper’s Online Supermarket.
Runnr food ordering app is currently live in Mumbai and Bengaluru. There is no minimum order size and the app offers live tracking of delivery.
Runnr was founded early last year by Mohit Kumar and Arpit Dave who worked together at Flipkart.