Facebook has hired Mr. Anand Chandrasekaran who was a former Executive at Yahoo Inc., Snapdeal and Bharati Airtel Ltd. On hiring Anand, this will help Facebook in developing the strategies for the Facebook Messenger Application. As per the sources and reports mentioned on Monday.

In the month of May, Chandrasekaran has quit Snapdeal, and this was widely believed that he would opt for entrepreneurship. Instead of this, he will join Facebook at Menlo Park office in the United States.

Mr. Anand Chandrasekaran with the Age 38, co-founded Aeroprise, with personalized mobile applications software company, Which was acquired by the BMC Software Inc. in 2011.When working with Snapdeal, he is the main man behind the launch of revamped version of the Snapdeal’s Website and Mobile App.

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Later it made a path for introducing the image search feature and the integrating the Online Recharge Portal Freecharge helps in the mobile payment firm, and the Snapdeal is acquired in the April 2015. The deal with the Freecharge is closed for $400 Million by the Snapdeal.

“They say the best journeys bring you home. We embarked on one two-and-a-half year ago, and it has been nothing short of incredible. I am super excited to share that building on the learning and experiences; I am joining Facebook to work on Facebook Messenger platform,” says Anand Chandrasekaran in his Facebook Post.

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He also said, “Core to every major platform I’ve worked on is a belief that technology should help level the playing field for all something that is at the heart of Facebook and Messenger.”

Anand Chandrasekaran’s experience with India might prove the instrumental in Facebook’s further expansion in the country. India has the second largest market with more than 155 monthly active users. More than the 90% of Facebook’s Users in India are accessing the service on their mobile phones.


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