Zomato is one of the most popular apps downloaded by almost everyone you come across. The food tech giant recently stated that the company’s chief technology officer and co-founder, Gunjan Patidar, has resigned from his role.
However, the reason for the resignation remains a mystery.
Whatever the reasons, it is vital to know more about someone like Gunjan Patidar, who has been a major asset contributing to the company’s success from the very beginning. Here we introduce you to Gunjan Patidar!
Who is Gunjan Patidar?
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Gunjan Patidar decided to leave Zomato after working for the company for 14 years. The man has a bachelor’s degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi. Zomato CEO Mr. Deepinder Goyal is also a fresher from IIT (Delhi). Before working at Zomato, Gunjan Patidar worked as a software engineer at Cyient.
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The man comes from a small town of Khargone, located in Madhya Pradesh. A major turning point in his life came when the man’s elder brother introduced him to IIT as a 10th class student.
He completed his studies at St. Jude’s Hr. Second. School, Khargone. After completing her studies, she graduated in B.Tech from one of the most prestigious universities in the country, IIT (Delhi).
As noted above, Gunjann was one of the first Zomato employees who contributed substantially to building the company’s core technology systems. In addition, he was also responsible for everything related to the company’s technological verticals. In his 14 years of working at Zomato, the man has also nurtured tech talent. He has also added immense strength to enhance the design, development and implementation of all new products for Zomato customers.
Shares of Gunjan Patidar and Esops, among other key executives, were worth Rs 363 crore.
What does Zomato have to say about Gunjan Patidar?
The company is grateful to have Gunjan Patidar as one of its key employees for so many years.
“Over the last ten years, he has also built a stellar technology leadership team that is capable of taking on the responsibility of leading the technology function in the future. His contribution to building Zomato has been invaluable,” Zomato said.
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