Bengaluru, 22nd April 2021: Recko, finance operations platform for fast-growing internet companies, announced the appointment of Shankar Manian as a Senior Director of Engineering. Shankar comes with over 20 years of experience across companies like Flipkart, Microsoft, and Linkedin. At Recko, Shankar will be responsible for driving and managing the entire engineering function.
In his previous role, Shankar was Director of Engineering at Flipkart where he led the Accounting Tech team for the last 3 years and was working on designing, developing, and managing scalable and distributed platforms. His team was responsible for managing the lifecycle of all financial transactions across Flipkart group of companies and large-scale financial data reconciliation.
Shankar is passionate about software quality and strongly believes that agility comes from high quality. He enjoys building teams from the ground up, turning around underperforming teams, and improving the team’s culture and productivity. He has coached and mentored many engineers and has played an instrumental role in their success. Shankar is also a very active member of the Kafka and Spark community and has presented some of his work at Kafka and Spark Summit.
Saurya Prakash Singh, Co-founder, Recko, said, “Recko is a trusted platform on which multiple companies like Deliveroo, Meesho, Udaan, etc are running their financial operations. To scale the platform globally and build the engineering organisation, we are delighted to welcome Shankar at Recko in the Senior Director Engineering role. From the first meeting itself, we found a very strong shared vision of building a reliable and scalable financial infrastructure to power every internet company. Prashant and I are excited to have him join our journey”.
Shankar Manian, Senior Director of Engineering, Recko, said, “Recko is transforming financial operations using Big Data Technology and I believe it has great potential. Recko has a solid tech team with visionary founders. It is not often you find a vision that disrupts a real practical problem with technology. Financial operations is one such problem that I am deeply passionate about. I am looking forward to being a part of this exciting journey”.
Recko is a finance operations platform for fast-growing internet companies. It provides a comprehensive and robust technology stack to manage financial data and enable financial workflows such as Reconciliation, Commission calculation, Payout creation, and reporting, for businesses to track, manage and account money end to end. Recko’s global financial operations platform is used by technology companies in three regions – Europe, India, and Southeast Asia with customers across multiple industries like e-commerce, food tech, fintech, neo-banks, gaming, etc. They work with some of India’s top companies like Grofers, Meesho, Dunzo, Pharmeasy, Curefit, Udaan, MPL, Khatabook. The company was set up in 2017 by two young entrepreneurs – Saurya Prakash Sinha and Prashant Borde. So far Recko has raised $7 Million from investors that include Vertex Ventures and Prime Venture Partners.