We bring to you the latest edition of movers and shakers in the Indian startup ecosystem.\r\n\r\nThis week one of the major exits came from troubled marketplace Snapdeal, where chief investment and strategy officer, Jason Kothari, has called it quits with the company within less than two years at the company.\r\n\r\nJason Kothari is now set to join Ahmedabad-headquartered Infibeam as its president, leading the strategy, corporate development, international operations, and investor relations functions.\r\n\r\nPrior to this, Kothari worked for Housing.com and earlier was CEO and Vice-Chairman of character-based entertainment company Valiant Entertainment. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Pennsylvania\u2019s The Wharton School and has also been an investor.\r\n\r\nWhile this one was a complete shaker for Snapdeal, let's have a look at other movers and shakers in the Indian startup ecosystem as well.\r\nMashreq Bank Elevates Santhosh Mahalingam As MD Of Global Services, India\r\nMashreq Bank, UAE\u2019s leading financial institution, has elevated Santhosh Mahalingam as the Managing Director of Mashreq Global Services in India, Bengaluru. He has been the Head of Retail Operations at Mashreq Bank since 2014.\r\n\r\nSanthosh brings with him an experience of more than 22 years in the retail banking industry and his expertise spans over operations, projects, finance, process engineering, digitisation and general management.\r\n\r\nSanthosh, a University of Calicut alumni has held several senior positions with Qatar National Bank, Standard Chartered Bank. He has also been the Head of Consumer Operations and Change Delivery at Standard Chartered Scope International. Santhosh has been a consistent champion of digitization for Mashreq Bank heading the digitization of back-office operations.\r\n\r\nThe company looks to utilize Santhosh\u2019s experience and leadership to fuel its innovation plans in India.\r\nRubique Appoints Manish Ahuja As CFO\r\nMatchmaking platform, Rubique Technologies India Pvt Ltd has appointed Manish Ahuja, as its Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Rubique, he was working as the CFO at the global information services company Experian.\r\n\r\nA chartered accountant and an alumnus of the University of Mumbai, Manish will play a key role in the Rubique\u2019s group level financial strategy and growth opportunities across its various marketplaces.\r\n\r\nHe will be taking over financial control and reporting along with aiding in the strategic planning, forecasting and legal. He will also oversee strengthening governance process for audits and ensure best that practices are implemented organisation wide.\r\n\r\nManish has a versatile and successful track record of over 15 years across corporate finance, business finance partnering, treasury operations, implementation of financial systems and control framework implementation.\r\n\r\nPreviously, he has held prominent positions at Quikr India, JPMorgan Chase and ICICI Bank, spearheading several leadership\u00a0roles such as Finance Head (CFO) and Finance Business Partner in Banking & Financial Services industry.\r\nConduent Names Elevates Lokesh Prasad To CEO, Asia Pacific Region\r\nNew Jersey-based digital interactions company, Conduent Incorporated named Lokesh Prasad as the Chief Executive Officer, Asia Pacific (APAC).\r\n\r\nPrasad joined Conduent in January 2017 as the CEO, Conduent India. Under his leadership, Conduent has grown in the market, starting operations in three new locations \u2013 Pune, Hyderabad and Visakhapatnam.\r\n\r\nAn alumnus of IIT Kharagpur and IIM Calcutta, Lokesh has held prominent leadership roles at UnitedHealth Group and Infosys Technologies. Prasad will now oversee Conduent operations in the Philippines and Malaysia in addition to leading overall growth strategy in India. His new role will strengthen Conduent\u2019s global service delivery model by improving focus on regions that have the right talent for the work.\r\n\r\nThe company is aiming at greater expertise to develop innovative technologies that would help them manage digital interactions for their clients.\r\nMobikwik Appoints Vinayak N As The Head-Lending Business\r\nDigital financial services platform, MobiKwik has appointed Vinayak N to head its lending business.\r\n\r\nVinayak has over 15 years of experience with Indian Banking & Financial Services companies. He joins Mobikwik from Fullerton India Credit Company, where he was the Head of Alliances.\r\n\r\nPrior to Fullerton, Vinayak has held diverse portfolios in risk and product domains at Bajaj Finance Limited. He has also been the Head of Business and Insurance at Capital First, where he launched the cross-sell business.\r\n\r\nAn alumnus of Annamalai University Vinayak will be responsible for kick-starting Mobikwik\u2019s lending business. Vinayak\u2019s role at Mobikwik will include designing relevant products to cater to the credit requirements of millions of Indians, forging relevant partnerships, launching the products in the market and ensuring a profitable and sustainable business.\r\n\r\nMobiKwik is currently in the process of conceptualising a portfolio of lending solutions, in partnership with leading banking institutions and NBFCs.\r\n\r\nStay tuned for the next edition of Movers And Shakers Of The Week!