Swiggy has appointed Dale Vaz as the Head of Engineering and Data Sciences, for driving the company’s technology strategy. Dale will work closely with Swiggy CTO, Rahul Jaimini and will report directly to Swiggy CEO, Sriharsha Majety.
Dale joins Swiggy after 11 years at Amazon.com. In his most recent role as the Director of Software Engineering at Amazon India, he led functions across verticals such as Consumer Tech, Mobile Engineering, Payments Engineering, New Initiatives and Data Engineering. Dale holds a B.E in Computer Science from MIT, Manipal and an MBA from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.
This is Swiggy’s second senior executive appointment this month. Earlier, it appointed Vivek Sunder as its first Chief Operating Officer (COO) for the company’s operating units and will help in driving the company’s overall growth and operations.
In June end, Swiggy raised Series G funding of $210 million led by existing investor Naspers and new investor DST Global, along with others. Swiggy said that it will use the fresh funds to ramp up its supply chain network, to expand to new markets, technology and branding. It had also added that it will double its technology headcount for operations, personalization and connected supply chain systems.