September 07,2022, Mumbai: NAVNEET TOPTECH, a fast-growing digital education company that is focused on providing eLearning solutions to schools and students in India, has announced the appointment of seasoned techie Shamik Bhattacharya as the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to fuel the company’s exponential growth. The company, which aims to integrate technology with learning, has also set its sights on scaling up hiring by close to 5x from its current strength of 300 people. In the span of three years, it aims to hire senior leadership and build a team of 1500 employees. This development comes at a time when the ed-tech sector is witnessing increasing layoffs and job losses.
Shamik’s role as chief technology officer will involve developing, introducing, and implementing new technologies as well as mapping the platform’s technological capabilities. He brings over 18 years of extensive technological expertise, scalable product development, and engineering know-how with brands like Hello Group, Intel Corporation, amongst others.
“As Chief Technology Officer, Shamik Bhattacharya is a wonderful addition to NAVNEET TOPTECH. Shamik joins us as we increase our technological proficiency; his product expertise will assist us in achieving our overall technological synergy.
By providing a top-notch output to students and teachers at all levels, we hope to develop education technology that is unmatched in the world. In order to accomplish this, we are also assembling an A-team to raise our level of competition and expand our business across markets”, said Harshil Gala, Chief Executive Officer, NAVNEET TOPTECH.
“To further enhance the platform’s tech capabilities, we sought an experienced C-Suite leadership. With this enrichment in NAVNEET TOPTECH’s leadership, we aim to bring newer and fresher talent with us and help cater world-class, user-friendly technology and products to schools, students, and teachers,” he further added.
NAVNEET TOPTECH aims to expand by 10x by FY-23.