Unlockar appoints Avishek Bose as Chief of Staff and Strategy
Unlockar Apps Pvt. Ltd today announced that Avishek Bose (Ex- MD of S&P at Capital IQ India) has joined as the Chief of Staff and Strategy, effective June 9, 2015. In his new role, Avishek would be the key contributor in devising and reviewing priorities and translating them into a comprehensive strategic plan. Additionally, he will ensure that execution of day-to-day activities is in sync with the vision and mission of the company.
Avishek Bose, until recently served as the Managing Director of S&P Capital IQ India (McGraw Hill Financial) operations at Gurgaon for 13 years. He served as a versatile country manager trained in all aspects of management, and thrived in a dynamic, challenging and fast-paced professional environment.
Mr. Piyush Paul, Co-Founder and CEO, Unlockar Apps Pvt. Ltd. commented, “We are very positive about getting Avishek on board. Ours is a new and young company and has great potential to make waves in the mobile driven economy today. As a start-up that is on the verge of unlocking improvisations and innovations in the technology landscape of the country, we plan to utilize Avishek’s expansive experience to cement our position in the ad-tech industry as well as enable global presence. His multitude of operating experience will further strengthen diversity, competency and maturity within the management team.”
Avishek Bose, Chief of Staff and Strategy, Unlockar Apps Pvt. Ltd. commented, “I was convinced by the founders, and driven by their enthusiasm and passion that made me think about putting some of my experience to the firm. I believe in service-oriented leadership and seek to succeed as a key member of a smart, high-integrity, high-trust, self-aware and low-ego executive team. I thrive on tackling difficult situations and making high-risk decisions with a keen eye on the bottom line and will be aiming to capitalize on the innovative enhancements of Unlockar to tap the immense potential of the mobile era we live in.”
As a leader with 18 years of overall experience, Avishek along with his colleagues has built, led and scaled some of the largest and most successful products and teams in the industry where he grew staff strength by 4000% from 21 to 900 over thirteen years. He was an early member of the Capital IQ senior management team, where he helped build in Gurgaon what became one of the world’s largest and highest-quality financial data and analytics operation comprising of Content Data Research, Technology QA, Technology Development and Client Development Team in South Asia.
Prior to S&P Capital IQ, Avishek was a Consultant handling Client Relationships at Solutions Digitas and at Indian Express International features, New Delhi. Avishek is a Bio-sciences graduate with Masters in International Business.
Avishek would be developing strategies to farm and nurture human capital at Unlockar. He will aim at boosting employee morale, turnaround phases and productivity to position the business unit for long term growth. He intends to work at inducing fun with passion at the workplace while developing community and employee relations. He will also contribute to designing effective modules in succession management and legacy planning.
With more than 45 version updates and 1.5 lakh users in the last 15 months on their lock screen application, the Unlockar team is continuously evolving themselves in the field of SOLOMO, content sharing and user gratification, along with maintaining top user rating amongst lock screen applications of 4.1 stars on Google Play Store. Riding high on its belief in achieving excellence in people, process and culture, organizational confidence and team trust, Unlockar plans to scale through strategic investment in human capital which is the key contributor in any organization’s success.