Rahul Yadav former CEO of housing.com joins ANAROCK as a Chief product and Technology Officer.He will be responsible for the development of the technology driven online brokerage platform Anuj Puri’s real estate and fund platform. Anuj Puri is former Chairman and Country Head of International property consultancy JLL India.Anarock is a group brand which will house multiple real estate service verticals.
Rahul Yadav has been known for his entrepreneurial venture Housing.com that attracted significant investment from international investors including Softbank. However, he had to leave Housing.com under controversial circumstances. Puri intends to change that and hopes that Yadav’s experience in harnessing the consumer housing market at Housing.com through technology will add the key element. Puri reckons that ANAROCK is looking to build a cutting-edge, consumer-focused technology platform and support infrastructure that would help it bring in a transformation of the residential property business.
“I consider my appointment as Chief Product & Technology Officer at ANAROCK Property Consultants the logical next step in my career, and it is of course a complete privilege to work with an outstanding industry leader like Anuj Puri,” said Rahul Yadav”.
Global property consultant JLL in April this year had sold its India residential brokerage arm to its former country head Puri for an undisclosed amount. Puri, who quit JLL India in February after serving 10 years in the company, had 50% stake in the brokerage arm, Jones Lang LaSalle Residential Pvt Ltd (JLLR). Puri acquired the remaining shares to take full control.