Lummo (formerly known as BukuKas) has appointed Amit Chhajer as their Director of Engineering. The Jakarta and Bengaluru-based SaaS company continue to strengthen its leadership team in India with the addition of stellar names in key roles including Renuka Thakur who is an Ex-Shopify (Product).
Amit Chhajer brings over 11 years of experience to the team. In his previous role at Dunzo, he was leading the consumer app and launched the quick grocery commerce product, Dunzo Daily. He joins the leadership team at Lummo this month and will be responsible for leading Buyer Experience and Monetisation.
Skilled at advanced computer architecture, designing and analyzing algorithms, operational research, and computer networking, Amit is enthusiastic about building and scaling B2C products.
“Amit brings with him a deep understanding of technology that will add to the knowledge bank we pride ourselves on, at Lummo. With his practical experience of having launched several successful initiatives in his career and managing some of the best teams, we believe he will be a key addition as we scale teams in India and globally” said Alexander Peter, Senior Vice President, Founders office who oversees People Strategy at Lummo.
Commenting on his new role, Amit Chhajer added, “Working with new ideas and people has always been exciting for me and with Lummo, I also get to work with a new culture. Using technology to connect people in a real and tangible manner to solve real-life challenges is what keeps me engaged and passionate about Engineering. When I met the team at Lummo, I was thrilled that we shared the same vision. I am looking forward to adding more power to their growth in the sector.”
Lummo offers services in form of 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 amongst 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, NuvemShop CEO Santiago Sosa and former Lazada CEO Max Bittner, also participated in this round.