MakeMyTrip picks Sanket Atal as Chief Technology Officer
Sanket Atal has taken over as Chief Technology Officer at MakeMyTrip, India’s leading travel company to head Technology Development and Support teams. Sanket is a seasoned technology leader having spent over two decades in software development and managing large organizations. He is experienced in building highly scalable complex platforms and applications.
Speaking on the appointment Deep Kalra, CEO and Founder, MakeMyTrip said, “We are extremely pleased to have Sanket on board. His broad-based experience and expertise is an asset as we strengthen our focus on Technology and Innovation to drive the next phase of our evolution. He brings with him a global management style and a clear understanding of enterprise and consumer business to hold him in good stead in this critical role.”
Sanket Atal added, “I am looking forward to my association with MakeMyTrip - India’s leading Online Travel Company. Technology is the natural enabler in our business to fuel innovation and achieve excellence in customer experience. I am very excited to have this opportunity to lead this vertical, and the experience I have amassed so far in the software industry will support my quest for innovation.”
Sanket was previously Senior Vice President & General Manager for the India Technology Center of CA Technologies in Hyderabad, which is the largest center for CA worldwide. Prior to this, he was with Oracle heading product development and operations for its Server Technology division with teams in Bangalore, Hyderabad and NOIDA. Sanket was one of the founders of Oracle’s R&D center in Portland, Oregon. He started his career developing a parallel Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) at Informix Software Inc.
Sanket holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science & Mathematics from Cornell University and MS in Computer Science from University of Wisconsin Madison with an MBA from University of Oregon.
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