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Lummo (formerly known as BukuKas) has onboarded Bagirath Krishnamachari to its core leadership team. The Jakarta and Bengaluru-based SaaS company continues to expand its leadership team in India with the addition of names in key roles including Alexander Peter, Senior Vice President, Founder’s Office & People Strategy, Renuka Thakur, Head of Product – Buyer & Storefront at Bukukas, and Abishek Murthy, Chief Growth Officer.

With more than 2 decades of experience, Bagirath has a broad and encompassing vision for the future of Lummo. Having built technology for scale across e-commerce, gaming & consumer internet businesses, he has the right background to build great technology products for empowering entrepreneurs in SEA to accelerate their growth.

“The most prominent thing I see is the massive opportunity we have to democratize commerce in the region by helping small businesses scale easily through Lummo’s technology. I am excited to work with the diverse and extremely talented teams at Lummo”, commented Bagirath on his new role.

On the new addition to the team, Gurteshwar Singh, SVP Engineering commented, “Bagirath brings a level of vision and expertise that only a few possess in the field. As we aim to empower our merchants and take Lummo to new heights, we are excited to have Bagirath and his ideas to shape the future of the org and help us build products and platforms that serve the ambitious south East Asian entrepreneurs

Lummo offers services in form of SaaS solutions to entrepreneurs and brands to help grow their businesses. They work with businesses to provide them with technological solutions and help them build consumer relationships among other services. Lummo has raised a Series C of $80 million in funding led by Tiger Global and Sequoia Capital earlier this year. Other investors such as CapitalG, the growth fund of Google’s parent company Alphabet, Bezos Expedition, the personal investment firm of Jeff Bezos, NuvemShop CEO Santiago Sosa, and former Lazada CEO Max Bittner, also participated in this round.

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