April 18, 2023 - Zypp Electric, India’s largest tech-enabled EV-as-a-service startup, today announced the expansion of its leadership team with the appointment of Gajendra Arya as Senior Vice President of Technology. This appointment comes as part of the company's ongoing efforts to strengthen its leadership and build the largest EV-as-a-Service tech ecosystem in the country.
Gajendra Arya brings over a decade of experience in building startups, having previously worked with well-known companies such as CarDekho as Senior Associate Director and in Escrowpay as CTO. He is an alumnus of the prestigious IIT Bombay 2005 batch and will now be responsible for driving the technology roadmap of Zypp Electric. He will aid in creating and ideating the product journey and building a robust and scalable platform in alignment with customer needs and business goals.
Speaking about the appointment, Akash Gupta, Co-Founder and CEO, Zypp Electric, said, "Zypp Electric is thrilled to have Gajendra on board as our Senior VP of Technology. His vision and leadership experience will be vital in driving our technology strategy and achieving our business goals. We are confident that he will help us build the largest EV-as-a-Service tech ecosystem and create an open supply of tech enabled EV Fleet network that enables the scale not just in India but the globe. Gajendra will especially work on our AI roadmap in last mile & EVs and will be instrumental in creating a robust global EV platform leveraging latest tech innovations like ChatGPT, OpenAI & many others."
Under his leadership, Zypp Electric aims to leverage the latest technological advancements to achieve greater heights. The company plans to incorporate advanced automation processes, including an auto-pilot mode, preventive maintenance triggers, autonomous roadmap for delivery and develop a well-rounded optimization system that is not only efficient but also sustainable and superlative. By utilising artificial intelligence & machine learning-powered systems, Zypp Electric aims to streamline operations, reduce costs, and minimise noise, paving the way for a more promising and innovative future.
Upon joining Zypp Electric, Gajendra Arya, Senior Vice President of Technology, Zypp Electric, said, “Electric vehicle led logistics is the future, and I am excited to be part of a team that is leading the charge towards a sustainable future by incorporating best practices, meeting industry standards, and conducting comprehensive competitor analysis. With our focus on innovation, technology, and customer-centric solutions, I am confident that Zypp Electric will continue to be a game-changer in the last-mile logistics space.”
Zypp Electric has also recently raised $25Mn in Series B led by Gogoro and a few other new and existing investors. It has also stepped into Bengaluru and aims to deploy 4 Lakh e-scooters and expand to 30 cities by 2025.