Narayan Gangadhar appointed as CEO of Angel Broking after demise of Vinay Agrawal
Fintech brokerage firm Angel Broking has announced the appointment of Narayan Gangadhar as CEO after the demise of Vinay Agrawal due to stomach cancer. The company had announced his tragic death last Saturday, April 17, 2021.
Most recently, before this, Narayan was working as Group CTO for Ola Mobility Inc. He has more than two decades of global experience leading technology businesses at top-tier Silicon Valley companies including Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and Uber.
He brings a lot of operating experience leading highly disruptive businesses by driving innovation in product, technology, capability building, and processes automation.
Narayan was Head of Technology at Uber in San Francisco where he led the company’s core infrastructure, machine learning, data platform, and data science teams of over 650 employees across the globe.
At Google, he was based out of Silicon Valley Offices where he led large product and engineering teams to launch the first set of Google’s cloud infrastructure services, such as Google Compute Engine, Google Cloud SQL, Google Container Engines. Previously, he also led large teams responsible for developing the overall application infrastructure which power productivity apps like Google Drive, Google Docs, etc.
On his appointment as the company’s CEO, Gangadhar said the “Indian market is at an interesting juncture as more people make technology a part of their daily lifestyles”.
“As a CEO, my entire focus will be on unlocking superior efficiency for all stakeholders. The overarching objective is to make the product more accessible in the mass market. I am grateful to the Board of Directors for granting me this opportunity and look forward to generating the desired synergies with everyone at Angel Broking and beyond,” he said.