ixigo expands footprint; launches product development center in Bengaluru

New Delhi : ixigo, a travel marketplace, expanded its footprint in India with the inauguration of a new product development center in Bengaluru.

The center will focus on research and development of technology solutions to enhance the direct-selling capability of travel suppliers.

The company also announced the appointment of Chandramouli Gopalakrishnan as the new vice president – Special Projects.

“ixigo has been at the forefront of travel technology in India for the last decade. 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 the supplier-direct growth of our partners,” said ixigo CEO and co-founder, Aloke Bajpai.

Chandramouli, in his new role, will set up a special projects team, which will work closely with ixigo’s Gurugram-based product and 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.

ixigo has also initiated a recruitment drive to onboard designers, UI/UX engineers, backend and research engineers, thereby facilitating the expansion of the company’s 120-member workforce. (ANI)