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Elara Technologies appoints Anand Thakur – Group Chief Technology Officer

Anand Thakur

New Delhi, 16th January 2020: Elara Technologies Pte. Ltd., the country’s only full stack real estate technology platform that owns, and has appointed Anand Thakur as its new Technology Head. He has been designated Group Chief Technology Officer and will be based out of the company’s corporate office in Gurugram.

Anand joins Elara Technologies as the group CTO from Jubilant FoodWorks where he was the Chief Digital Officer and spearheaded several transformational initiatives. At Elara, he will be responsible for spearheading the company’s global platform development efforts and new initiatives for all its platforms including,, &  He will report to Dhruv Agarwala, Group CEO, Elara Technologies.

A Technology veteran, Anand has been a successful entrepreneur, technology leader and computer scientist with more than 16 years of rich experience. He has extensive exposure to the field of e-commerce, application design and architecture, leadership in start-ups as well as large corporations.

Commenting on Anand’s appointment, Mr. Dhruv Agarwala, Group CEO, Elara Technologies, the country’s only full-stack real estate technology platform that owns, and said, “We are extremely delighted to have Anand on board. The Indian online real estate market is undergoing a tremendous transformation and with his deep technology expertise, rich experience as well as proven leadership, we are confident he will be an excellent addition to our organisation’s leadership team and will play a pivotal role in catalysing our next phase of growth. We wish him all the success in his new role.”

Anand Thakur, Group Chief Technology Officer, Elara Technologies said, “It is my pleasure to come on board at Elara Technologies, which is redefining the Indian online real estate paradigm by providing a full-stack user-friendly platform to consumers. As we prepare for the next phase of growth, we endeavour to offer a differentiated consumer-centric experience to both homeowners and home buyers. This is indeed a challenging assignment and I look forward to contributing towards strengthening our business and taking it to the next level.”


An Alumni of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Anand has published multiple papers with IETF and has a US patent to his credit on Artboard Creation and Preview. A B.Tech, Anand has previously worked with as VP – Engineering, as Chief Technology Officer and Jubilant FoodWorks as Chief Digital Officer.

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