I have been fortunate enough to witness and be a part of growth strategies ranging from dim-witted to outrageous yet brilliant to just simply brilliant, Vaghela said.
NEW DELHI, Nov 23 (The CONNECT) - Supply Chain SaaS Startup O4S has appointed Prashant Vaghela as Senior Vice President of Engineering “to further strengthen its technology and make a strategic move towards larger business goals”, the company said.
Prashant is a seasoned engineering professional with over 17 years of rich work experience in the IT domain. His diverse background covers Life Sciences, Big Pharma, Manufacturing, BFSI, Charity, E-commerce, and Ed-tech sectors. Before O4S, Prashant was associated with Innovaccer, Deloitte, GSK, Accenture and several leading multi-nationals and enterprise SaaS companies and early-stage start-ups.
Prashant, an alumnus of SIMSREE, Mumbai, will be based in the O4S Gurugram office and handling engineering capabilities of the platforms with all its engineering products. His primary focus will be to scale the O4S engineering team and build an organizational pyramid capable enough to support as high as 10x growth in data and clientele.
Vaghela said, he strongly believe that it requires three things for a SaaS to succeed: Firstly, a USP with a big disruptive potential aiming to fill a critical need gap. Secondly, a platform that houses this proposition neatly served as an offering to customers. Lastly, the ability to scale the platform, its people, and platform capabilities with agility, large scale, and acceptable costs. My partnership with O4S will be centered on all these aspects”.
“I have been fortunate enough to witness and be a part of growth strategies ranging from dim-witted to outrageous yet brilliant to just simply brilliant.” he said.
Divay Kumar – Founder & CEO, O4S, said, Prashant is an architect of systems in large consulting and engineering firms and has experienced an evolution in systems and organizations, i.e., Systems operating at high velocity catering to large scale and organizations in the way they are built and run. “I am confident that his rich background in R&D, innovation will play a pivotal role in accelerating the O4S technology landscape,” he said.
O4S aims to hire 200 employees within the next three years. The company is expanding the team in different verticals such as Marketing, Sales, Product, Software Development, to name a few.
Incepted in 2017, the firm has raised over $10Mn so far, with a recent Series A investment of $6Mn led by Think Investments. O4S, with its multi-module platform, enables traceability, automation across manufacturing, warehouses, retail networks, eventually leading to an increase in sales and performance. O4S’s solution helps optimize downstream supply chain operation, trade promotion, consumer engagement, and brand protection. The company’s platforms utilize technologies such as AI, ML, and IoT with the core supply chain operations to build global supply chains networks for the brands.
Headquartered in Gurugram, O4S has a presence in over 15+ countries, including UAE, Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, & Malaysia. O4S handles several Fortune 500 companies, including ITC, Coca Cola, Honeywell, Polycab India, Orient Electric, AkzoNobel, and Mondelez to bring visibility and automation in their supply chains using O4S Enterprise SaaS Platform.
O4S is a VC-funded Enterprise SaaS startup and, has raised over $10Mn so far, with a recent Series A investment of $6Mn led by Think Investments.