EV-as-a-service startup, Zypp Electric has appointed 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 companies such as CarDekho as Senior Associate Director and in Escrowpay as CTO. He is an alumnus of the 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 of Zypp Electric, said, "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."
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 optimisation 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.
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.