We bring to you the latest dope of movers and shakers in the Indian startup ecosystem.\r\n\r\nSucceeding R Chandrashekhar, Debjani Ghosh has taken over the office of President of NASSCOM. Ghosh has earlier worked with the government and as a part of the industry to establish policies and accelerate technology adoption in India, especially as an enabler of inclusive growth and development. She has also been a member of NASSCOM\u2019s Executive Council and a trustee of NASSCOM Foundation.\r\n\r\nA major shaker of the week was lobby group Indiatech CEO Gyanendra Badgaiyan resigning from the company. This has been attributed to his difference in opinions and directions for the organisation with regards to the promoters of the lobby group viz founders of consumer internet majors like Flipkart, Ola, etc.\r\n\r\nLet\u2019s have a look at the other movers and shakers of the week.\r\n\r\n \r\n\r\n \r\nThrive Global Appoints Dr. Marcus Ranney As General Manager, India\r\nDr Marcus Ranney has been appointed as General Manager, India for Thrive Global.\r\n\r\nRanney comes with a mix of medical and business experience. He has been trained as a doctor at University College London, and have practiced clinical medicine in London before making the transition in 2011 to Mumbai. He has since worked in the healthcare and life sciences industry as a venture capitalist and strategic advisor.\r\n\r\nHe is an active member of the World Economic Forum Global Shapers community and is a writer focused on artificial intelligence, automation and their future impact on our collective well-being. He will also build and launch Thrive Global\u2019s media platform in India.\r\nMithun Sundar Joins Myntra As Chief Revenue Officer\r\nMyntra has appointed Mithun Sundar as Chief Revenue Officer, replacing outgoing Naresh Krishnamurthy.\r\n\r\nSundar comes with 16 years of experience in the industry. Prior to this, Sundar was associated with PepsiCo for more than two years where he served as the Senior Director, Strategy. He has also played important roles in sales, marketing and strategy for leading global and domestic brands such as Unilever, Mckinsey & Co. and PepsiCo.\r\n\r\nAt Myntra, he will work towards Myntra\u2019s growth pace; devising and implementing strategies for the next chapter in the brand\u2019s journey. He will report to Myntra-Jabong CEO Ananth Narayanan.\r\nZappfresh Appoints Vinod Sawhny As Senior Advisor\r\nVinod Sawhny has joined Zappfresh as the Senior Advisor for the firm. Sawnhy comes with decades of experience in the retail industry last holding the position of CEO of Reliance Communications Ltd.\r\n\r\nHe also held key C-level positions prior to that with Bharti Airtel, Spice Telecom, and Godrej GE as well as Ex-President, Bharti Retail.\r\n\r\nAt Zappfresh, Sawhny will help the company consolidate, course correct and set a strong foundation for the brand as a complete retail entity.\r\nAditya Singh Joins BloomReach As General Manager\r\nBloomReach has been appointed Aditya Singh as the General Manager in India.\r\n\r\nSingh comes with more than a decade of experience in Silicon Valley where he has held product leadership roles at companies like Intuit and OpenTable. In betwee,n he also had a stint in Venture Capital for a couple of years where he observed the highs and lows of entrepreneurship and became passionate about startups.\r\n\r\nPrior to BloomReach, he was heading product at ecommerce site search company Unbxd.\r\n\r\nAt BloomReach, Singh will provide overall BloomReach business and customer strategy including business and financial objectives, product strategy and customer acquisition. He will lead the Product Management, Business Analyst and Quality teams and will also oversee the daily functions of the Professional Services & Support team located in Bengaluru.\r\nFaircent Ropes In Shalabh Gupta As National Sales Head-Lending\r\nShalabh Gupta joins Faircent as National Sales Head \u2013 Lending.\r\n\r\nGupta comes with over 17 years of extensive sales experience with brands like the Times Group, Reliance Capital, HDFC Bank, and ITC Limited.\r\n\r\nAt Faircent.com, Gupta will formulate sales strategies in the long and short term, using his experience and network to drive increased sales growth for the company.\r\n IVCA Appoints Padmanabh Sinha As Chairman, Renuka Ramnath As Vice Chairman\r\nGopal Srinivasan, the outgoing Chairman of the Indian Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (IVCA), announced Padmanabh Sinha as the Chairman of IVCA and Renuka Ramnath as its Vice Chairman.\r\n\r\nPamanabh Sinha comes with more than a decade of experience and is working as Managing Partner for Tata Opportunities fund. Renuka Ramnath comes with an experience of more than 20 years in the space and is Founder, MD and CEO of Multiples Alternate Asset Management.\r\n\r\nFor a coming couple of years, IVCA is planning to promote on-shoring of offshore pools of capital through its advocacy for GST rebates for deemed export of services.\r\nKWAN Scales Up Indranil Das Blah And Vijay Subramaniam As Co-CEOs\r\nThe KWAN Entertainment has appointed its founding partners Indranil Das Blah and Vijay Subramaniam as its Co-CEOs.\r\n\r\nIndranil Das Blah comes with 16 years of experience in the sales segment and has earlier worked with Globosport. He co-founded KWAN entertainment in 2009 and led the sports division there.\r\n\r\nVijay Subramaniam had joined Globosport as an intern and has managed events like WTA Sunfeast Open in 2008, and the countrywide Royal Stag Saif Ali Khan Rock Tour. As co-founder, he has been responsible for running various business verticals such as brand sales, live entertainment, television, music, and content.\r\n\r\nWith the aim of leveraging their combined extensive experience in the fields of entertainment, media, sports, and music, the company eyes its next level of growth with the duo managing its day-to-day operations and the agency business at KWAN.\r\n\r\nWith this, KWAN\u2019s Founder Anirban Das Blah will take on a more evolved strategic role, in which he will guide the firm\u2019s long-term vision, strategy, and growth as its promoter.\r\nKetan Patel Joins CASHe As CEO\r\nKetan Patel has joined CASHe as the Executive Director and CEO and has also taken over as the \u00a0Managing Director of Bhanix Finance & Investment Ltd., the NBFC arm of the company.\r\n\r\nPatel comes with an 18-year stint with Kotak Mahindra bank where he until recently held the position of a Business Head - CBS and Ecommerce and Corporate Banking. Also, from 2010 until 2015, he helped set up the Private Banking Business for the Kotak Group in the UK.\r\n\r\nIn his new role, Patel will focus on the company\u2019s next level strategies that will focus on actions centered around accelerating CASHe\u2019s organic growth momentum. He will also be focused towards driving its technology innovation, accelerate its operational excellence as well as delivering superior customer experiences.\r\n\r\nStay tuned for the next edition of Movers And Shakers Of The Week!