Hari Vasudev

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Hari Vasudev is recently appointed as Senior Vice President of Engineering, IT & Analytics for Supply Chain vertical in Flipkart.[1] He was the head of Yahoo! India R&D and was leading Yahoo! Answers and Yahoo! Groups as well.[2] Hari has held various leadership positions within the Platforms and Search teams at Yahoo. Prior to the current role,[3] Hari led the Cloud Platform Group at Yahoo! India R&D and has led various Hadoop initiatives focused on managing big data, including strategies for storage, analysis and reporting. Under Hari's leadership, Yahoo! did massive layoffs in 2014 reducing the Yahoo India strength to support functions [4][5]

In 2014 Vasudev interviewed with Daily News and Analysis and claimed that Yahoo! has increased the number of mobile users from 250 million to 400 million when Marissa Mayer took over the helm. He also claimed that Yahoo!’s users’ experience across platforms remains unchanged, synchronized and personalized.[6]

Prior to Yahoo, Hari managed engineering for the Kodak Easyshare Gallery (also known as Ofoto). He has also worked with other technology companies in the Bay Area. Hari has a master's degree in Computer Science from Iowa State University and an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley.