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Meesho appoints Debdoot Mukherjee as chief data scientist

Web-based commerce organization Meesho has declared the appointment of Debdoot Mukherjee as chief data scientist, said a statement.

Mukherjee will regulate the organization’s endeavors to make every pillar of the e-commerce marketplace smarter and more productive with the utilization of AI. He will lead the present 30-member strong AI team at Meesho and strengthen it by 3x by the end of the year.

Mukherjee joins the firm with more than 14 years of experience in developing large-scale recommender frameworks. Earlier, he held numerous positions of authority at organizations like ShareChat, Hike and Myntra.

“I am delighted to welcome Debdoot as the head of Meesho’s highly energetic AI team. His leadership and deep understanding of the field will help us meet the growing demands of our users, drive innovation and accelerate our sellers’ success,” said Sanjeev Barnwal, founder and CTO, Meesho.

“AI can play a central role in creating an efficient and healthy marketplace, which is trusted and loved by the customers and also ensures fairness and growth to all the sellers. I believe my past experiences will further help in building a world-class AI team and machinery to deliver on our bold ambition of building a single shopping destination for the next billion users in India,” said Mukherjee.

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