Quora brings on board Ex-Yahoo Gurmit Singh as GM for India
Quora, a leading global knowledge sharing platform, has brought on board Gurmit Singh as General Manager, India. Singh will oversee Quora’s revenue growth in India and will work closely with businesses to ensure they are successful on Quora. He will report to Arnie Gullov-Singh, Chief Revenue Officer, Quora.
Singh was previously VP & Managing Director at Yahoo! India.
Commenting on Singh’s appointment, Arnie Gullov-Singh said, “I’m delighted to welcome Gurmit to Quora as I’ve worked with him in the past and have always been impressed with his leadership abilities and strong track record of delivering growth. His experience and understanding of marketers’ needs will be a great asset to Quora as we continue to strengthen our presence in India.”
Over the next few months, Singh will also help open Quora’s first office in India as he builds a team to support businesses in the India market.
Globally, Quora claims to have over 70 million monthly unique visitors in English. Quora is also currently available in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Tamil, and will soon be available in Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu. Since the launch of Quora Ads a little over two years ago, the platform has had several Indian brands succeed in reaching their audience on Quora across a variety of verticals, including State Bank of India, Flipkart, Dell, Samsung, IBM Developer and UpGrad.