Cleartrip strengthens its Product team; Appoints Rajiv Thondanoor as its Chief Product Officer

Bangalore, 15 July 2019: Cleartrip is delighted to announce the appointment of Rajiv Thondanoor as its Chief Product Officer. Rajiv has more than 16 years of experience in consumer internet and enterprise businesses. Over the course of his career, he has been associated with many leading global tech brands in India and Silicon Valley, including Ask.com, Yahoo.com, CBS Interactive and Boston Consulting Group. In his most recent stint, Rajiv was the Vice President (Product) at Ola and was responsible for defining the customer and driver experiences.

Rajiv Thondanoor, Chief Product Officer (CPO), Cleartrip
Rajeev Thondanoor, Chief Product Officer at Cleartrip

Speaking on his appointment, Rajiv Thondanoor said, “Cleartrip has always set the benchmark for delivering the best customer experience and has launched several industry-firsts since the very beginning. The travel space is undergoing a massive change – not only is it growing at a rapid pace, the needs and expectations of travellers are also evolving rapidly. I strongly believe that we have just scratched the surface when it comes to solving for these changing needs and continuing to delight travellers. Given my passion for travel and the incredible customer-first culture at Cleartrip, this feels like a natural home. I am thrilled to be a part of Cleartrip and help drive its mission of making travel simple forward.”

Stuart Crighton, CEO, Cleartrip, added, “The Cleartrip business of today is at the forefront of rapid industry transformation taking place in its eight key markets serving millions of diverse customers and cultures. This platform of the leading OTA to the emerging world demands constant innovation and thoughtful execution. Rajiv joining the team in this critical leadership role will only strengthen our commitment to all our customers as we continue this journey.”

In recent months, Cleartrip has introduced several industry-first features, and product innovations such as a 2-D filter for fare vs duration view, multi-product shortlists and enhanced multi-city capabilities.

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