Truecaller appoints Jijendran Ravindran as VP, global business development

Ravindran was earlier working with Xiaomi as associate director.

Mumbai: Caller ID app Truecaller has announced the appointment of Jijendran Ravindran as vice president (VP) of global business development. 

In his new role at Truecaller, Ravindran will be working towards expanding business and growth across markets and report to the chief commercial officer, Kari Krishnamurthy.

Ravindran joins Truecaller from Xiaomi, where he was associate director and the lead for MIUI India. He was responsible for managing and driving the overall business strategy for the brand. Prior to Xiaomi, he was heading app partnership for Micromax in India, Sri Lanka, Russia & Bangladesh. He has also been associated with Airtel and Vodafone in the past.

“I am excited to have JJ on board. And I am confident that he will push our ambitions of having Truecaller in every connected device globally," said Krishnamurthy welcoming Ravindran. "His extensive experience and accomplishments in his recent past stints will definitely take our efforts to another level.”

Ravindran has extensive experience of working across varied sectors spanning telecom operators, smartphone brands & start-ups. His rich experience of over 16 years includes new partnerships, strategy, business development, operations, marketing, advertising & customer insights. He brings to the table an innate knack for understanding consumers, a bias for action, and people development experience.

“I feel both honoured and humbled on being appointed by Truecaller," said Ravindran on his appointment. "I firmly believe in Truecaller’s mission and it has been a service I have relied on myself for many years now. I’m also excited about the journey ahead."

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