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Zoomcar's Team

 

Greg Moran

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Greg has dedicated his entire career to sustainable development across the globe. Over the past six years, Greg worked in various financial, operational, and strategic roles within the international energy and infrastructure sectors. During this time, Greg was involved with projects on six continents, totalling over $12 billion. His primary focal areas within the sector included solar power, wind power, and energy storage. Greg previously held positions in investment banking, private equity, corporate business development, and energy policy formulation with Fieldstone Private Capital Group, Cerberus Capital, International Power, and the City of New York respectively.

Prior to co-founding Zoomcar with David, Greg studied at USC's Marshall School of Business, where he was the Founder and President of the USC Energy Club, Southern California's largest such club. Greg is also a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, where he holds a degree in International Relations.

While he's not busy Zooming, Greg enjoys playing piano and hitting the golf links. He is also deeply passionate about competitive eating and he remains hopeful that someone will take him up on a dosa eating competition sometime soon.



 

Vinayak Hegde

Chief Technology Officer

Vinayak Hegde heads technology at Zoomcar. In the past, Vinayak has worked across different domains such as Embedded Systems, Content Delivery Networks, Ad Technology and CRM software and has more than 16 years of experience in the software industry. Through his career, Vinayak has worked in various capacities, spanning from individual contributor roles to senior leadership roles. He also founded his own startup which consulted with various growth stage startups and helped them scale their tech stacks as well as their teams.

He brings with him a rich experience of working at early stage hyper-growth companies such as Speedera (acquired by Akamai) and Inmobi where he helped them scale 100x+. He is passionate about large-scale networks, network protocols, big data and programming languages / developer tools. Vinayak is a well known speaker at various national and international technology conferences. He also co-founded Headstart Network - a decade old not for profit network that mentors various early and growth stage startups. He graduated from Mumbai University with a Computer Science degree.

In his free time, he likes photography, travelling and reading books (mostly science-fiction, history and economics). He is also a certified scuba diver!



 

Sudhindra Reddy

Chief Operating Officer

Sudhindra believes in leading by example and treats no job too big or small. He brings along an wide array of skills across driving operational efficiency, organisational leadership and cost management. He thrives to deliver an improved and seamless consumer experience driven through thorough execution.

Prior to Zoomcar, Sudhindra was with P&G for more than 8 years, bringing commercial and product innovations to life at the feminine care manufacturing facilities, executing Go-to market strategies for HFS & modern trade FMCG business and delivering the highest operational standards in manufacturing. He also has 3 years of experience with DRDO in project management for ultra large construction projects, vendor management for quality execution and liaising with government.

An alumnus of School of Management, IIT Bombay, Sudhindra also holds an Civil engineering degree from NIT Bhopal. In his spare time he enjoys a good round of golf and taking some time out for a good cuddle with his kids.



 

Manish Kumar

General Counsel & VP Corporate Affairs

Manish has got substantial exposure of working with various investors/lawyers across the globe and understanding their needs and objectives including but not limited to Corporate Governance & Advocacy, Regulatory-Compliance, Strategic Restructuring, Litigation and Contracting.

Armed with a membership of ICSI (Institute of Company Secretaries of India) and LLB qualification along with IPR -Cyber Law certification from Indian Law Institute, Delhi, he has been truly instrumental in paving the growth path for some of the most prestigious Companies in India.

A ‘rising star’, a ‘start up expert’, 'finest in-house counsel' are some of the accolades he has accumulated in his last 11 years of experience! Prior to Zoomcar, Manish has worked for some of the biggest organisations in India namely, Snapdeal.com, ZTE Telecom, DLF Limited, Delhi Stock Exchange Association Limited and Yadu Corporation.

Despite his busy schedule and rigid timelines, he still manages to keep the teacher within himself alive by writing articles/blogs and delivering webinars or seminars, wherever possible. He claims his favourite book as “Bhagavad Gita As It Is” and favourite destination as “Vrindavan”.



 

Varun Jha

Chief Marketing Officer

Varun heads marketing and demand side of the business at Zoomcar. Having over 12 years of experience in marketing and growth strategies his expertise lie in growth marketing and scaling up consumer internet businesses. Varun's experience cuts across online payments, e-commerce, retail and mobility. In fact he was one of the early employees of PayU India (when Naspers had set the payments business PayU in India around Oct 2011) and was part of its core team. And in a span of 4 years, he scaled PayU's payments business to great heights by working on both - merchant and consumer eco-systems. During his tenure at PayU, Varun also spearheaded Performance marketing for 16 countries across 4 geographies spanning across Latin America, Central, Eastern Europe and MENA.

Having worked in senior marketing and business leadership roles in various Consumer commerce companies like PayU and SnapDeal, Varun has a solid track record of scaling businesses, following metric driven marketing approach, being extremely analytics oriented and ensuring profitability goals. He has handled P&L for over a decade and has been responsible in getting over $200 mn in revenue in his past roles. He has also worked in a consulting role for a Samsung Group company and led the E-commerce consulting practice for the same. Varun did his management program from SJSOM, IIT Bombay and holds a B.E. Degree in Electronics & Telecom from Mumbai University.

Being a voracious reader, Varun loves to read during his travel and leisure time and likes to go on unplanned road trips. He has so far travelled to 12 different countries.



 

Hemanth Aluru

Senior Vice President & Commercial Head

Hemanth is fascinated by impactful ideas and is always trying to push the limits of what’s possible to turn those ideas into reality. He is very passionate about finding creative solutions to complex problems and seeks beauty in elegance and efficiency.

Prior to joining Zoomcar, Hemanth successfully exited his start-up of 3 years - a B2B distribution platform which he helped scale-up through acquisitions. Hemanth was previously with the Principal Investment Area (PIA) of Goldman Sachs in New York where he worked on equity, mezzanine and loan investments in companies across multiple industries.

He has a master’s degree in engineering management from Dartmouth College, USA and a B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology Madras in aerospace engineering.

When there is an opportunity, Hemanth loves to travel and pursue various outdoor activities including scuba diving, cycling, skiing and hiking. When not injured, he loves to train for long distance running races. Along with his wife, Hemanth works with select not for profits to raise awareness on various mental health issues.