Kunwar, as Director – Technology Development, has been the driving force behind mercurial growth of MakeMyTrip before joining Knimbus
New Delhi: Knimbus, a cloud based information search and collaboration platform that connects creators and users of Scientific, Technical and Medical (STM) knowledge, has appointed Kunwar Asheesh Saxena as Senior Vice President – Product Development & Engineering.
Asheesh assumes this leadership position at Knimbus following an exceptional tenure with MakeMyTrip as Director – Technology Development.
Asheesh has over 14 years of experience in strategic planning, development and integration of enterprise systems. In his previous roles, he has been responsible for setting up the technology roadmap and strategy for diverse business channels.
During this tenure, he implemented solutions for high transactions sites in multi-data-centre distributed architecture with latest Big Data technologies like SOLR, Cassandra and many more.
His international experience in delivering solutions to organizations like EDS, Lastminute.com, Accovia, Zuji, British Midland and the Dubai Government is likely to contribute to Knimbus’s ongoing engineering and development efforts.
“We are very pleased to welcome Asheesh to the Knimbus team and owner circle. He is an excellent addition to lead our future efforts given his extensive experience in building online products which delivered a delightful user experience and scaled to millions of visitors”, Knimbus Founder & CEO Rahul Agarwalla said.
A one-stop research hub, the Knimbus platform has been enabled in over 700 institutions/organizations and is being accessed by over 65,000 researchers at major Academic and Research institutions, such as the IITs, IISERs, CSIR Labs, CDOT, CDAC and various State and Central Universities.