Who is Phani Kishan Addepalli? He completed PGDM from IIM Calcutta. Before this, he did his engineering from IIT Madras.
Phani Kishan Addepalli’s journey is indeed inspiring. He joined Swiggy as an employee in 2015 and climbed the ladder of success with his hard work, problem-solving skills, and intelligence.
He was initially a Vice President for Strategy and Investments at Swiggy, but in 2021, he was promoted to the position of the co-founder of the food delivery app. Swiggy is currently valued at 10.7 billion dollars (Rs 87,000 crore). Kishan Addepalli is an alumnus of both IIT Madras and IIM.
After being elevated to the position of co-founder at Swiggy, Phani Kishan Addepalli became the third co-founder of the company, alongside Sriharsha Majety and Nandan Reddy. The fourth co-founder, Rahul Jaimini, had left the company to start his venture.
Sriharsha Majety, the CEO of Swiggy, praised Phani Kishan Addepalli’s problem-solving skills and can-do attitude. He said that Phani had been a go-to person for finding solutions since he joined the company in 2015, and was a core member of the team with the mindset of a founder. Majety also referred to Phani as “goal-worthy” in his blog post.
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Phani joined Swiggy as a General Manager.
First, he became the CEO of SuprDaily and was later given additional responsibilities as the head of Swiggy’s Instamart vertical when Karthik Gurumurthy left the company. He held the position of Senior Vice President at Swiggy.
Before joining Swiggy as a general manager, Phani Kishan Addepalli worked as a senior associate at Boston Consulting Group. He started at Swiggy as an assistant vice president and was later promoted to the position of Vice President for Strategy and Investments in October 2020.
Phani Kishan Addepalli is an alumnus of IIT Madras and IIM Calcutta, where he completed his engineering and PGDM, respectively. Before joining Swiggy, he was a senior associate at Boston Consulting Group. He was promoted to the position of Vice President of Strategy and Investments in October 2020, having previously joined Swiggy as a general manager. In 2021, Swiggy granted him MSOP shares worth Rs 8.3 crore.