Shadowfax Technologies appoints Nitesh Lohiya as the Chief Product Officer

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Nitesh Lohiya

National, 17th November 2021: Shadowfax Technologies, India’s leading crowdsourced platform for last-mile deliveries, today announced the appointment of Nitesh Lohiya as the Chief Product Officer. The addition to the team would help lead the company’s overall product strategy and build scalable, sustainable, and technology-driven products.

Nitesh comes with a rich domain experience of over 18 years in the industry. In his previous stints, Nitesh has not only led teams to execute successful product cycles, but has also been instrumental in contributing towards the prolific journey of some leading national and international companies. He has held senior leadership positions at eminent firms like Flipkart, Microsoft and SAP Labs India.

Sharing his thoughts on this new journey, Nitesh Lohiya, Chief Product Officer, Shadowfax Technologies, said, “Shadowfax is perfectly positioned to revolutionize and disrupt the hyperlocal delivery landscape of India with their innovative business models and deep-technology driven platform. The Super-App strategy has the power to fundamentally shift the overall partner ecosystem. I am glad to be associated with the company and be part of its journey in creating opportunities and impacting the lives of millions of partners. My focus will be to catalyse this growth engine and build out scalable, sustainable, and technology-driven solutions which continue to create customer delight.”

Expressing his delight at having Nitesh onboard, Vaibhav Khandelwal, Co-founder & CTO, Shadowfax Technologies, said, “We are growing both vertically and horizontally. In the last two years we have undergone major transformation to become the country’s leading tech-enabled delivery partner for all enterprises. Nitesh’s addition to our team is a testimonial to our strategic approach and vision for continuous growth and success. His versatile experience will help Shadowfax in taking a step higher in achieving the targeted business goals.”

Shadowfax Technologies aims to create the fastest and most reliable channel for express deliveries through technology, enabling thousands of microentrepreneurs to deliver anything, anywhere, anytime. In one of the recent developments, Shadowfax Technologies launched India’s first delivery SuperApp and has reached a milestone of 1 million deliveries per day.

About Shadowfax Technologies

Shadowfax is the biggest on-Demand tech-backed gig marketplace that helps businesses outsource last-mile activities. Shadowfax employs ML and AI to offer supply that keeps pace with demand in the fast-growing and highly fragmented hyperlocal distribution ecosystem and ensures a wonderful end-user experience.

The Shadowfax app has over two million downloads, and is designed as an immersive platform for delivery and is a single app that works across multiple platforms. The app is used as a channel for guaranteed earnings across multiple E-com and Hyperlocal platforms. Shadowfax has been consistently widening its area of operations by expanding in E-commerce and Hyperlocal segments and getting into new growth areas like grocery distribution.

Shadowfax has extremely friendly people and partnership policies that are designed to be highly empathetic and are always looking for ways to make the riders lives better, and transform the appeal of delivery and other blue-collar jobs as an attractive career option. Working with the Shadowfax platform ensures strong earning potential along with a high degree of flexibility and freedom along with financial support services like loans, and insurance.

In October 2021, Shadowfax launched India’s first delivery SuperApp to accelerate the growth of delivery partners by empowering them to access multiple opportunities via a single platform.

Shadowfax was co-founded by Abhishek Bansal, Gaurav Jaithliya, Praharsh Chandra, and Vaibhav Khandelwal in 2015. Over the last six years, it has now grown to a team size of close to 5000 employees with 100K+ daily active users (delivery partners) in more than 600+ cities in India, fulfilling 1 million orders per day in 7000+ pin codes.