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Ketto Bolsters its Leadership; Announces Promotions of Top Executives

Mahendra Nakar will take over as the Chief Technology Officer; Zaheer Adenwalla, earlier Co-founder & CTO, to now become Chief Operating Officer

Mumbai:, South East Asia’s most trusted and visited crowdfunding platform, is pleased to announce the promotion of Mahendra Narkar as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Prior to his promotion, Narkar was the Vice President of Technology at Ketto. With over 20 years of enriching experience in managing technologies, projects, and business, as CTO, he will now spearhead the company’s strategic technology planning, automation, and cloud management.

Zaheer Adenwala, Co-founder and former CTO, will now be taking up the company’s new Chief Operating Officer position. Commenting on the promotion of Mahendra Nakar, Zaheer Adenwala said, “We have worked closely with Mahendra over the years and we respect his commitment to excellence, useful innovation, and his ability to adapt to fast technological change. His addition to the company’s executive team will enable us to deliver greater value to our key stakeholders.

I am delighted to undertake new responsibilities and look forward to helping drive growth and enable innovating technology solutions to facilitate incredible and safe fundraising processes for our key stakeholders,” said, Nakar

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Before joining Ketto, Narkar worked with for over 10 years. He was accountable for multiple projects’ leadership, coordination, and management. His experience has involved hands-on participation in solution design and implementation, as well as providing support and oversight of project performance. 

About Ketto is South East Asia’s most visited and trusted crowdfunding platform. Co-founded by Varun Sheth, Zaheer Adenwala, and Actor Kunal Kapoor to bridge the affordability gap. enables people to raise funds for health and medical emergencies, natural calamities, education, travel, short-term emergency needs, sports, competitions, animal welfare, women empowerment, and many more. Ketto’s primary objective is to use technology to optimize efficiency, reduce redundancy, and increase impact by targeting the country’s social sector. The company is closely working with hospitals, NGOs, and individuals to bring positive change to the community. Currently, Ketto campaigns are raising over Rs. 300 crores per year for various causes.