* Pradeep's proven experience of growing consumer-facing businesses built on technology, and deep understanding of the mobility sector will play a key role in the scaling up ambitions of Yulu
India’s largest Shared Electric Mobility and Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) company, Yulu, today announced the appointment of Mr. Pradeep Puranam as Head - Revenue & Operations. In this role, Pradeep will focus on driving revenue growth and building efficient operations for the People, Enterprise, & Goods mobility segments using Yulu’s products and services. Pradeep will lead the enthusiastic team of city Business Heads, as well as central teams like Operations Design & Efficiency, and the Central Command Unit, which collectively have more than 500 members currently, as Yulu expands its e-mobility footprint and offerings in the next 5 years. He will own the revenue strategy and execution, scaling operations and launching Yulu’s services in new cities, and building a passionate team that will charge Yulu ahead on its ambition of hyper-growth.
Welcoming Pradeep to the company, Mr. Amit Gupta, CEO & Co-founder, Yulu, said, “It gives us immense pleasure to have Pradeep on board with us. Pradeep brings in rich execution expertise and the leadership experience that we need to build a solid foundation. As head of Revenue & Operations, he will boost Yulu's 100x growth strategy and along with the senior leadership team, will be responsible for crafting the strategy and orchestrating its execution to deliver pan India revenue for Yulu's mobility business. I am confident that with his credentials, he will fuel the passion of his team towards building a scalable, clean, affordable & accessible mobility alternative for all.”
Commenting on his appointment, Pradeep Puranam, said, “I am thrilled to join Yulu as Head of Revenue and Operations. Leading an extremely passionate group of people, I look forward to making a meaningful contribution to solving tough challenges in clean urban mobility by leveraging my personal strengths in problem-solving using technology, scaling businesses profitably, and creating a positive impact with high-performance teams. I am confident that by being a part of Yulu's principal management team, I will be able to drive Yulu's 100x growth strategy, bringing supercharged profitable growth to Yulu.”
“Yulu is a once-in-a-generation company and is uniquely positioned to solve many tough problems in urban mobility using technology. As India’s premier electric mobility platform, Yulu has truly innovated in making high-quality and affordable clean mobility a reality. Yulu’s passion to create large-scale social impact is inspirational. We have a remarkable opportunity to positively influence our society and neighbourhoods. ” adds Pradeep.
Pradeep comes with over a decade of experience in the consumer internet and e-commerce sectors. He started his professional journey as a software engineer at IBM, where his passion for using technology to solve problems came to the fore. Later, he joined TVS Supply Chain Solutions as part of their leadership program and general management. He also donned multiple hats at Uber, which included launching, growing, and managing markets, building new lines of businesses, and establishing Uber as a reliable mobility platform at scale. Before Yulu, he worked with Udaan, where the focus was mostly on developing supply chain capabilities and operational excellence
Yulu is India’s largest Shared EV mobility & battery-swapping company, founded in 2017 by seasoned & serial entrepreneurs with the mission to make urban commuting clean, inclusive & sustainable. Backed by marquee financial as well as strategic investors, Yulu provides urban Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) in Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Delhi-NCR, and has successfully created India’s largest AI-powered Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) platform, to provide practically unlimited range to its users. This network has completed 3.5 million+ battery swaps till date and has enabled the accelerated adoption of electric mobility in India. As a pioneer in the EV space, Yulu has influenced several policies aimed towards electric vehicles, and has generated livelihood opportunities for millions of people. For further information, visit www.yulu.bike or follow us on Twitter @YuluBike.
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