Quora appoints new India head to expand presence in country


Bengaluru: Quora named Gurmit Singh as its General Manager, India as the knowledge-sharing website makes deeper inroads into the country.

Quora said India is one of its fastest growing markets with over 70 million monthly unique visitors in English.

Quora is also currently available in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi and Tamil, and will soon be available in Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam and Telugu.

“Since the launch of Quora Ads a little over two years ago, we’ve had several Indian brands succeed in reaching their audience on Quora across a variety of verticals, including State Bank of India, Flipkart, Dell, Samsung, IBMDeveloper and UpGrad” the company said in a statement.

Quora said Singh will oversee Quora’s revenue growth in India, and will work closely with businesses to ensure they are successful on the website.

In the next few months, he will also help open Quora’s first office in India as he builds a team to support businesses in the India market.

Singh was previously the VP & Managing Director of Yahoo India. He will report to Arnie Gullov-Singh, Chief Revenue Officer of Quora.

He is a business administration graduate from the Faculty of Management Studies (FMS) at the University of Delhi.


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