Bangalore, India (PRWEB) June 06, 2014
India’s #1 online photography service Canvera today announced the hiring of Sumant Kumar as VP Sales & Marketing. Sumant comes to Canvera with 18+ years of experience in Sales & Marketing with his last stint as Business Unit Manager for Commercial Graphics at 3M India where he spent close to 10+ years in a number of different roles and grew rapidly through the ranks. Sumant won numerous awards for his leadership at 3M including winning the Top Flite awards five years in a row and the Best National Sales Manager award. “We have grown our sales & marketing organization to more than 425 people in the last 1.5 years and we are excited to bring on Sumant to lead the charge for the next phase of growth for the company,” says Dhiraj Kacker, CEO & Co-Founder of Canvera. “Sumant brings to the table incredible experience on both strategic and hands-on tactical issue that face large and distributed sales & marketing teams and his experience will be invaluable to the company.” Talking about joining Canvera Sumant said, “Canvera has established itself as the #1 player in this space and I am extremely excited to help take the company to the next level of scale.” Sumant will be based out of the company’s headquarters in Bangalore.
Canvera is an online photography company primarily focused on the needs of professional photographers in India through a platform that tightly integrates lead generation, web hosting, e-commerce, online collaboration, print and design services. Canvera’s suite of products and services provide professionals with a one-stop-shop to run their business allowing them to focus on their creativity. Canvera was founded by Dr.Dhiraj Kacker & Peeyush Rai in 2007. In this time, the company has serviced the needs of more than 20,000 photographers spread across 400+ cities in India. Canvera has raised Rs 90CR in funding from Info Edge, Footprint Ventures, DFJ & Mumbai Angels. Canvera’s founders were recently recognized as amongst the Top-10 Most Influential People in Photography in India by Asian Photography magazine.