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Freshworks opens development centre in Hyderabad

Freshworks has appointed Anil Kommineni as Site Head of Freshworks Hyderabad. Anil had previously led and scaled engineering teams at Amazon, Microsoft and Teradata. Kiran Darisi, co-founder and distinguished engineer at Freshworks will also be moving to the Hyderabad office.

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Nov 27, 2019, 08.23 PM IST
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Freshworks plans to plans to scale operations and hire over a hundred engineers at the Nanakramguda based 15,000 sq.ft office.
MUMBAI: Software-as-a-service (SaaS) unicorn Freshworks opened its third Indian office, located in Hyderabad on Wednesday. The office opening follows the company’s signing of series H funding of $150 million USD led by Sequoia Capital, CapitalG and Accel. The company now has twelve global offices with technical and sales operations in Chennai, Bengaluru, and now Hyderabad.

Freshworks has appointed Anil Kommineni as Site Head of Freshworks Hyderabad. Anil had previously led and scaled engineering teams at Amazon, Microsoft and Teradata. Kiran Darisi, co-founder and distinguished engineer at Freshworks will also be moving to the Hyderabad office. The office will be a product development center. Freshworks plans to plans to scale operations and hire over a hundred engineers at the Nanakramguda based 15,000 sq.ft office.

“Freshworks is in a rapid growth phase with increasing demand for our suite of customer engagement products,” said Suman Gopalan, CHRO of Freshworks. “As such, we need to keep pace by adding to our immensely diverse and gifted workforce. Hyderabad became a natural choice because of its central location, great environment and the abundant talent pool.”

Freshworks was launched in 2010 and has almost 2,500 employees and 250,000 customers. A significant part of the company’s revenue comes from small and medium businesses.

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