Strengthens leadership team to scale its technology charter
Chennai, July 18, 2018: Swiggy, today announced, that it is has appointed Dale Vaz as the Head of Engineering and Data Sciences. In this role, he will be responsible for driving the company’s technology strategy and building Swiggy’s next generation AI driven platform for hyperlocal discovery and on-demand delivery. Dale will work closely with Swiggy CTO, Rahul Jaimini and Swiggy’s fast-growing technology team. He will report directly to Swiggy CEO, Sriharsha Majety.
Dale joins Swiggy after 11 years at Amazon.com. In his most recent role as the Director of Software Engineering at Amazon India, he led functions across verticals such as Consumer Tech, Mobile Engineering, Payments Engineering, New Initiatives and Data Engineering. As somebody who thrives in high performing engineering organizations, Dale is an innovator in several technologies that align with Swiggy’s business including machine learning, big data systems, highly scalable low-latency systems and mobile. At Swiggy, he will extend this expertise to deliver a delightful consumer experience across the numerous new initiatives the company is currently working on.
“Dale is a technology leader with proven abilities to innovate and develop new products,” said, Sriharsha Majety, CEO, Swiggy “As Swiggy continues to leverage technology to make the lives of consumers more convenient, Dale’s expertise will help us move faster and more effectively towards that vision.”
“I am thrilled to be joining Swiggy at such an exciting juncture,” Dale Vaz, Head of Engineering and Data Sciences, Swiggy “Swiggy is India’s largest and fastest growing platform for hyperlocal discovery and on-demand delivery. I look forward to working with the Swiggy tech team as we build innovative products for our customers and drive both the industry and Swiggy forward.”
This is another step in strengthening its senior leadership for Swiggy which recently hired P&G veteran Vivek Sunder as its Chief Operating Officer.
Dale holds a B.E in Computer Science from MIT, Manipal and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
Founded in 2014, Swiggy is India’s largest food delivery platform with over 35,000 restaurant partners spread across 15 cities. Using innovative technology, the platform provides a hassle- free, fast and reliable delivery experience. Every order delivered by Swiggy’s fleet, the largest in India, ensures a host of customer-centric features like lightning fast delivery, no minimum order value, live order tracking and 24/7 customer support. For more information, visit www.swiggy.com or connect with us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.