Lummo (formerly known as BukuKas) has onboarded Abishek Murthy as their Chief Growth Officer. 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 Amit Chhajer, Director of Engineering.
Abishek Murthy brings along 15+ years of experience to the coveted leadership team. In his previous role at Freshworks, Abishek was the Chief of Staff, for the CRO, and was partnering with the go to market teams in driving growth. At Lummo, he will be responsible for all things business right from marketing to post purchase support. Abishek comes with strong background both in marketing and sales and has exceled at leadership and management roles.
“Abishek is a brilliant addition to our leadership team. He brings years of industry expertise and experience to the company. With his creativity and unique outlook on company strategy he will be instrumental in formulating a brand-new formula for growth strategies that align with Lummo’s business goals for coming years.” said Krishnan Menon, Founder and CEO, Lummo.
Commenting on his new role, Abishek Murthy also added, “With Lummo, I see many new possibilities and unexplored potential which I will focus on bringing to the front of the line. I am excited at the opportunity of working across two very unique cultures that will be bound together by technology. It is a great opportunity for me to grow with the brand and create something extraordinary.”
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.