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Shadowfax appoints Sumit Pilankar as VP of engineering & technology

Pilankar comes with over 17 years of rich experience in the technology industry.

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Mumbai: Homegrown crowdsourced logistics platform Shadowfax Technologies on Friday announced the latest addition to its senior leadership team. To further strengthen the technology vertical and make a strategic move towards the larger business goals at Shadowfax, the company has appointed Sumit Pilankar as the vice president - engineering and technology.

With over 17 years of rich experience in the technology industry, Pilankar will be taking charge of spearheading the engineering and technology unit and will be reporting to Shadowfax Technologies, co-founder & CTO, Vaibhav Khandelwal.

His role will involve creating innovative tech-enabled solutions to power last-mile delivery services. Prior to joining Shadowfax, Pilankar had led technology intervention in various organisations like Flipkart, Holiday IQ, WordPoint Technologies, and Kudos Infomedia.

Sharing the vision for the company's growth aligned to the latest developments, Khandelwal said, “We are a growing and dynamic company. Our core has always been delivering value to our customers and helping them create an enhanced experience for the end customers. At Shadowfax, we leverage technology to build best-in-class logistics solutions that are efficient, cost-effective, and agile to service a vast range of businesses thereby adding value to the lives of our partners and patrons. We are excited to welcome Sumit on board and continue to ameliorate this journey towards excellence.”

Expressing his thoughts on his new stint, Pilankar said, “I have been closely following the developments in the Indian logistics and supply chain industry and believe that technology has the potential to be the game-changer. The industry has been transforming from manual to data-driven decision making and this when coupled with the latest technologies will enhance the experiences for all stakeholders."

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