Ola appoints former Goldman Sachs executive Sunil Shirguppi as VP for engineering

NEW DELHI: Taxi aggregator Ola has appointed Sunil Shirguppi, former vice-president at Goldman Sachs, as its vice-president for engineering.At Ola, Shirguppi will primarily work on enhancing capabilities in data science and machine learning, the company said on Friday.”Sunil’s experience in data sciences at Goldman Sachs and LinkedIn makes him a valuable addition to Ola,” Ankit Bhati, cofounder of Ola, said. “As an organisation, we churn tonnes of valuable data every single day, and this can be continuously used to build a superior experience for both drivers and consumers. Sunil’s experience and expertise will help us scale engineering capabilities at Ola to enable mobility for a billion Indians.”The company’s press release said Shirguppi will work closely with Bhati in areas including consumer analytics, behavioral analytics and other data platform capabilities.Shirguppi, who…


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