Mithun Madhusudan joins as Head of Product - Communities

Jobs and professional networking platform has appointed Mithun Madhusudan as the Head of Product - Communities. His appointment is in line with apna’s efforts to invest in and attract world-class leadership to support the company’s mission of empowering a billion lives.

An alumnus of IIT KGP and IIM Bangalore, Mithun brings with him a decade-long experience in building and scaling consumer-facing technology products. He has worked across multiple verticals and built content products that focus on content creation, content discovery, personalization, and chat rooms. His expertise lies in enhancing consumer experience through innovations in video, social, content, and mobile. In his previous role at Sharechat, he launched live audio chat rooms and turned it into a large revenue-generating business within 12 months. Mithun brings with him global experience having worked across geographies including Singapore, Hongkong, and India.

Karthik Manivannan, Chief Operating Officer of Communities at apna, said: “Mithun brings with him an in-depth understanding of consumers and industry best practices. We will leverage his expertise in crafting a greater user experience as we build for the world. He will play a pivotal role in strengthening apna’s communities and help us drive our mission of #AcceleratingIndia”.

“apna has been playing an important role in solving the earth-scale problem of skilling and unemployment. I am excited to be part of this unique journey and work with a team of highly skilled leaders. apna communities are a critical part of solving this at scale and allows the rising workforce to connect with peers, showcase their work, share ideas and opportunities with each other. The communities are also helping them create their digital professional identity. I look forward to building the-first-of-its-kind product to come out of India,” added Mithun on his new stint.


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