Three months after its India launch, Walmart Labs has appointed Gunaranjan Pemmaraju to head its Indian division. Announcing that on the official Walmart Labs blog, Anand Rajaraman, SVP at Walmart Global Commerce said that Gunaranjan will be responsible for building a team to develop and deliver technologies that will help serve Walmart’s e-commerce customers globally.
Prior to Walmart Labs, Gunaranjan Pemmaraju was the Director of Engineering at Amazon’s technology centre in Bangalore, where he was responsible for its global payment services. Before that, he was the VP- Product development at i2 Technologies where he held various product, technology and leadership roles across Dallas and Bangalore.
Walmart Labs which focuses on the intersection of social, mobile and retail, is expected to set up a 100-member team in its Innovation Lab in Bangalore, India, as noted by Economic Times.