Route Mobile has appointed Sandipkumar Gupta as the chairman of the company and Arun Gupta as the additional director on the board of directors.
Sandipkumar Gupta is the co-founder of the company and has succeeded Chandrakant Gupta as the new chairman. Chandrakant Gupta will, however, continue to remain on the board of directors of the company (non-executive, non-independent).
Sandipkumar Gupta has over 19 years of experience in audit and accounts, business analysis, SAP configuration, and software system consulting. In the past, Sandipkumar Gupta has worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited and Covansys (India) Private Limited. In terms of qualifications, he holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce from Mumbai University and is also a SAP-certified solution consultant. Further, he is also a qualified chartered accountant and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India.
Meanwhile, Arun Gupta comes with over 28 years of experience in investment banking, media, and gaming, animation, education, internet & technology companies. In the past, he has been an independent consultant in the private equity, M&A, and business development space. Further, he has held senior management positions at Yahoo, STAR, MTV, Mauj Mobile, Equirus Capital, Future Group, and Cnet. He also serves on the investment committee of Endiya Tech Product VC.
In terms of qualifications, Arun Gupta holds a post graduate degree in commerce and economics from Mumbai University and is also an adjunct faculty at business schools.