Ravi Krishna, Director, Product At Zynga Joins Helpchat
Company also recently hired Senior Product Managers Suryadeep Agrawal from Adobe
Helpchat, the chat-based personal assistant app that helps you get more things done, has appointed Ravi Krishna, former Director of Product at Zynga as its SVP, Strategic Products. This is the latest in a series of top level hiring by Helpchat to further fortify the leadership ranks of its product team. It has also recently brought on board Suryadeep Agrawal, Senior Product Manager, Adobe.
Speaking on his appointment, Ankur Singla, Founder and CEO, Helpchat said, “Our mission is help people win their daily battle with tasks by building the world’s best personal assistant app. I’m thrilled to have an industry veteran like Ravi on board in our quest to fulfill this mission. With his extensive experience of building and launching successful consumer products at Zynga and Makemytrip, he will bring a lot of expertise in terms of helping us create a more enhanced and intuitive personalized experience within the Helpchat app.”
Ravi Krishna, SVP, Strategic Products, Helpchat said: “My decision to join Helpchat was driven by two factors. Firstly, I strongly believe in the disruption that chat is set to create in the realm of digital commerce and in everyday tasks. Secondly, I was extremely impressed with the commitment and passion of the entire Helpchat team to genuinely ease out the life of consumers by helping them get things done faster. It is always rewarding to work with zealous colleagues who are truly devoted to their mission and their work.”
Avinash Vankadaru, Co-founder, Helpchat added: “We are proud of the product team we’ve been able to assemble for Helpchat. Suryadeep’s deep experience of managing product at Adobe helps us build our OneDirect product into a global enterprise product. Ravi’s experience with analytics-driven product management and understanding of game dynamics and customer psychology are awesome for us to build a great personalized experience for Helpchat users.”
Ravi Krishna has over a decade of product development experience in India and in the Silicon Valley. He has worked on and released six products in the course of his career, with three major products in B2C online domain. Before Zynga, he managed the product team at MakeMyTrip. A Computer Science graduate from IIT Delhi and an MBA from Indian School of Business, Ravi will be looking at further strengthening the product to make the chat app the default behaviour of users.