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Prashant Gupta joins Bolo Live as CTO

Gupta brings with him over 13 years of diverse engineering experience.

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Mumbai: Social live streaming platform Bolo Live has appointed Prashant Gupta as chief technology officer. 

Gupta brings with him over 13 years of diverse engineering experience. Previously, he was associated with Pratilipi as co-founder and CTO, and has also had a stint with Amazon. Besides Pratilipi, he co-founded Hubblestellar Technologies and a fintech product called Zero65 technologies. 

“I look forward to working closely with the exceptional leadership team and a group of the most talented people at Bolo Live.  I am also excited about starting my new role and playing my part in helping take Bolo Live onto the next phase of its transformation journey by building a world-class technology team and innovative culture," Gupta said. "Building scale for technology-driven products keeps me going. I am confident that, together, we will capture the next wave of growth for Bolo Live and create a positive impact in the lives of millions."

In his role at Bolo Live, Gupta will lead the technology team to bolster the scale of the platform to achieve the company’s Indian and global expansion goals, while driving tech innovation to enhance user experience, said the statement.

“We are elated to onboard Prashant as he comes with a strong track record of building and scaling technology-driven products. His experience across technology companies like Amazon and Pratilipi will help us create a significant improvement in value for our users,"stated Bolo Live co-founder and CEO Varun Saxena. "Bolo Live has an incredible opportunity with its USP of democratising monetisation for content creators, by leveraging the active engagement of live streaming.  Prashant will be integral to our leadership team as we get set to enter the next phase of our growth journey at Bolo Live."

“We are currently ramping up the team aggressively and in the next few weeks will see announcements of prominent hiring across technology, product, and marketing roles,” Saxena further said. 

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