Ola hires Pranav Tiwari and Sanjay Kharb as VPs of Engineering

Bengaluru-based Ola Cabs have made two significant appointments today, strengthening its core technology leadership. Pranav Tiwari, former CTO of Cellworks as well as an ex-Googler has joined as the Vice President of Engineering and will be working towards optimising growth and profitability by bringing in necessary efficiencies in the supply chain function.

Sanjay Kharb who was earlier VP – Production Engineering at InMobi has joined as Vice President of Engineering Infrastructure and will strengthen efficiencies in Ola’s technology infrastructure including site operability, compliance and data systems.

Ankit Bhati, CTO and co-founder at Ola, said, “Ola has consistently invested in technology, consolidating supply chain and building a robust technological backbone, by bringing onboard, world class talent.”

Talking about the two new hires, Bhati added, “Both Pranav’s and Sanjay’s roles are critical and essential to steer Ola to its next phase of growth. They bring in relevant and significant experience with large technology businesses and they have an integral role to play in Ola’s aspirations to create innovative solutions that will efficiently solve for the diverse mobility needs of the country. I am excited to welcome them in joining our mission of building mobility for a billion Indians.”