Sathish Gaddipati to Oversee, Manohar Reddy Dendi to Lead New
Research and Development Hub
(NASDAQ:CDLX), a purchase intelligence platform that makes marketing
more relevant and measurable, today hosted an inaugural ceremony to open
its first office in Asia. Located in India’s Sunrise State of Andhra
Pradesh in the city of Visakhapatnam (Vizag), the Indian outpost is the
company’s third global market. This follows the successful launch of its
UK operations in 2013.
Sathish Gaddipati, Cardlytics’ chief technology officer, will oversee
this research and development hub, with day-to-day onsite leadership
coming from Manohar Reddy Dendi, director of engineering. The company
plans to hire approximately 80 full-time employees in Vizag by the end
of 2020, enhancing its full-time research and development capabilities.
“With their extensive experience in engineering and data technology,
Sathish and Manohar will be instrumental in driving innovation and
growth for us in Asia,” said Scott Grimes, Cardlytics’ chief executive
officer. “Their proven leadership and familiarity with the Vizag area
will help ensure the success of our newest global expansion.”
Prior to joining Cardlytics, Sathish directed a number of global teams
in building highly scalable data and analytics platforms at The Weather
Channel, The Walt Disney Company, NCR Corporation, Intercontinental
Hotels Group, Sun Microsystems, and Omnitracs. He holds a Master of
Science in industrial management from Indian Institute of Technology
(IIT) – Mumbai.
Manohar has more than 18 years’ experience in enterprise IT and software
development. Prior to joining Cardlytics, he managed NCR Corporation’s
Managed Services division for India and APAC and worked as the director
of business solutions at CA Technologies where he grew his team from
four members to 100. He began his career at Computer Associates-TCG as a
software engineer. Manohar graduated from Nizam College, Hyderabad with
a Bachelor of Science and earned a Master of Science degree from Osmania
For more information on Cardlytics India, visit www.cardlytics.com/india.
Cardlytics (NASDAQ: CDLX) uses purchase intelligence to make marketing
more relevant and measurable. We partner with more than 2,000 financial
institutions to run their banking rewards programs that promote customer
loyalty and deepen banking relationships. In turn, we have a secure view
into where and when consumers are spending their money. We use these
insights to help marketers identify, reach and influence likely buyers
at scale, as well as measure the true sales impact of marketing
campaigns. Headquartered in Atlanta, Cardlytics has offices in London,
New York, San Francisco, and Visakhapatnam. Learn more at www.cardlytics.com.