As per the new role, Kumar Shailove will work closely with founders Niraj Ranjan Rout and Nitesh Nandy in building up and scaling the company’s technology team, and more.
Hiver announced the appointment of Kumar Shailove as Vice President of Engineering. Kumar is a veteran of prominent technology companies including InMobi, Digital Guardian, Expedia, and Adobe. He brings over 16 years of in-depth domain knowledge and technical proficiency to Hiver.
Kumar served as the Director of Engineering for InMobi’s Demand Side Platform, prior to this. In that period, he oversaw the engineering team that built the Demand Side Platform, defining the medium and long-term tech strategy and roadmap for the organization while closely working with technology partners to co-build tech solutions for complex business problems. Prior to his time at InMobi, Kumar served as an Engineering Manager at Digital Guardian (through the acquisition of Armor5), the manager for Package Discover Services at Expedia Inc., and as a Senior Lead at Adobe on the LM Service team.
“Kumar brings to the table a high level of expertise in development, management, and maintenance of highly scalable systems. His expertise will be extremely valuable to us as we continue to grow faster and fulfill our vision to help businesses deliver great customer service using Gmail,” said, Niraj Ranjan Rout, Co-Founder, and CEO of Hiver.
“I am excited about the opportunity to lead the engineering team at Hiver. I look forward to help scale the product while following the highest standards of engineering excellence,” said Kumar, on his appointment. “It’s my goal to contribute to Hiver’s success by creating a culture that attracts and inspires the kind of world-class engineering talent that will further strengthen Hiver’s vision to become a leading customer service platform,” he added.