The travel search engine will hire designers, UI/UX engineers, backend & research engineers.
ixigo, the travel marketplace, has started a new product-development centre in Bengaluru. The centre will focus on research and development of technology solutions to enhance the direct-selling capability of travel suppliers.
For this, the Company plans to hire 120 professionals, including designers, UI/UX engineers, backend & research engineers.
Kanchi Chawla, VP human resources, ixigo says, “Bengaluru is known as India’s Silicon Valley because of its large pool of product & technology talent. We are excited to be expanding our presence here, and will be hiring across several technology roles.”
Chandramouli Gopalakrishnan will head the new centre as vice president-special projects.
Aloke Bajpai, CEO & co-founder, ixigo says, “With Chandramouli leading our Bengaluru team, we will work towards developing innovations to augment capabilities of travel suppliers, and co-create cutting-edge travel technology to enhance supplier-direct growth of our partners.”
Chandramouli, in his new role, will set up a special projects team, which will work closely with ixigo’s Gurgaon-based product & technology teams. Prior to joining ixigo, he has held product- leadership roles at Shotang, Stayzilla and Goibibo, where he was responsible for product feature planning, developing end-to-end product experiences and design.