QuoDeck gets Venkataraman Ananthkrishnan from Amazon

This former Amazon executive has 13 years of experience in retail.


QuoDeck, a game-based HR learning platform has roped in Venkataraman Ananthkrishnan to lead its online and global business.

Ananthkrishnan has moved from Amazon, where he was senior programme manager. He managed the ‘seller lending initiative’.

After completing his engineering degree in 2005, Ananthkrishnan joined India Infoline as risk analyst. However, this stint lasted only seven months and he moved to Edelweiss Capital as risk manager. Here he climbed up the ladder and became associate vice-president, product mortgages and housing finance. In 2015, he moved to Aditya Birla Finance as product head, retail loans.

He has spent a good part of his 13-year long career span in the retail finance area, helping set up and scale the retail business serving micro small and medium enterprises (MSME) and individuals. His interest has been in digital, optimised and scalable delivery mechanisms.

Kamalika Bhattacharya, founder and CEO, QuoDeck expressed her confidence in Ananthkrishnan’s calibre and professional experience.

She feels his knowledge of online businesses will serve him in good stead in his attempt to contribute to the future growth of QuoDeck.

QuoDeck is a popular SaaS-based enterprise learning product, which enables organisations to use game-based mobile learning for the training, assessment and management of big teams.

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