Truecaller yesterday ( 29th May 2019 ) announced the appointment of Sandeep Patil as the Managing Director for its India operations and will be part of the global management team effective May 28, 2019.
Based in Bengaluru, Sandeep will be responsible for spearheading business strategies to expand the company’s footprint and accelerate revenue growth globally. This strategic move is a significant leadership expansion within the organization. Sandeep will be overseeing the teams based in Delhi, Mumbai, and Bengaluru.
India is Truecaller’s largest market, accounting for 60-70% of global revenue and the user base. Truecaller has about 100 employees in India, more than in Sweden, where it is based.
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Commenting on Sandeep’s appointment, Alan Mamedi, CEO and Co-Founder, Truecaller said, “It is great to have a leader like Sandeep on board. More than 100 million of our daily active users are based in India, making it the most important market for us. We are very excited to have Sandeep join our global management team and to elevate the organization to connect deeply with customers, employees and partners alike. Sandeep’s expertise and experience in consumer technology, financial services, and his strong global strategic experience will definitely help Truecaller fast track many of our ambitious plans and take it to the next level.”
Before Truecaller, he led several mandates at Flipkart including launching and substantially scaling the FinTech business, contributing as the Head of Corporate Strategy, and driving the Home and Furniture business unit. He holds an MBA from the London Business School and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai.