Debdoot Mukherjee: Meesho appoints Debdoot Mukherjee as Chief Data Scientist

Internet trading firm Meesho has announced the appointment of Debdoot Mukherjee as Chief Data Scientist, a statement released today said.

Mukherjee will oversee the company’s efforts to make every pillar of the e-commerce market smarter and more efficient through the use of AI. He will lead the current 30-member AI team at Meesho and strengthen it by 3 times by the end of the year.

Mukherjee joins the company with over 14 years of experience developing large-scale recommender systems. Previously, he held several management positions in companies such as ShareChat, Hike and Myntra.

“I am delighted to welcome Debdoot to lead the highly dynamic AI team at Meesho. His leadership and deep understanding of the domain will help us meet the growing demands of our users, drive innovation and accelerate the success of our sellers,” said Sanjeev Barnwal, Founder and CTO of Meesho.

“AI can play a pivotal role in creating an efficient and healthy marketplace that is trusted and valued by customers and also ensures fairness and growth for all sellers. I believe my past experiences will further contribute to building a world-class AI team and machines to realize our bold ambition of creating a one-stop shopping destination for the next billion users in India,” Mukherjee said.

Sean N. Ayres