Having leveraged technology and processes to provide its customers with an unparalleled user experience, Cleartrip, India’s leading online travel and leisure activities platform, is now set to take its tech-driven proposition even further. The organization has announced the appointment of Manoj Sharma, a leading technology, and product engineer, as its Chief Technology Officer. As a brand committed to delivering customer delight with its compelling and intuitive product offering, Cleartrip is focusing at introducing greater automation, deploying machine learning and AI-driven solutions and developing more value-driven systems for its next level evolution. Manoj’s appointment at this juncture in this key role is an important addition to its robust tech talent line-up working on building a deeper understanding of Cleartrip’s users to address their needs with speed and precision.
Manoj holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) degree from MITS Gwalior. He also holds an M.Tech from NIT Kurukshetra in Electrical Engineering. With over 20 years of rich experience in Product Engineering, Manoj has had an illustrious career working in the e-commerce sector with noteworthy companies such as MySpace, Zynga, Lenskart.com, and was most recently the CTO at Quikr, where he was responsible for the technological backbone that connected and drove the company.
Commenting on the appointment, Prasad Menon, Sr. VP- HR, Cleartrip, said, “As a brand at the forefront of innovation, our focus on keeping our platform simple, user-friendly, and yet capable of providing the single-most comprehensive travel experience to users is well-matched by Manoj’s drive for optimal, dynamic, and effective technological solutions and systems. We look forward to working with Manoj to create the next iterations of our constantly evolving and award-winning mobile and desktop solutions, which will push the envelope in terms of technology adoption, partner integration, infrastructure development and eventually customer experience.”
Commenting on the appointment, Manoj Sharma, CTO, Cleartrip, said, “I am delighted to join the stellar team at Cleartrip and look forward to working with the team to take the journey of building innovative technology platforms that delight consumers forward. At Cleartrip, I am looking at investing resources towards increasing sales and optimizing user experience to provide a cutting-edge experience to Cleartrip customers. The Cleartrip brand is much-loved, and customers are drawn to its commitment to a clean and compelling UX. The leadership at Cleartrip is committed to accelerating the pace of the company’s growth, and I look forward to being a part of that mission by leveraging my experience to create the rapid growth and next level transformation that Cleartrip users clearly want and deserve.”
Manoj’s appointment is aimed at developing new efficiency and synergy, with a focus on creating ultra-efficient, reliable, and relevant metrics-focused solutions to enhance Cleartrip’s already remarkable customer experience. Cleartrip has always looked to evolve with changes in consumer habits and technology, and Manoj’s meticulous approach to organizational dynamics and systems optimization will be a crucial component of its growth strategy in the future.