Online grocery delivery platform Zomato said co-founder and chief technology officer Gunjan Patidar resigned on Monday. According to regulatory filings, Patidar said he was one of Zomato’s early employees and built the company’s core technology systems. “Over the past 10+ years, he has built an outstanding technical leadership team with the ability to propel the technical department forward. His contribution to building Zomato is immeasurable,” the company said. However, he did not disclose the reason for his resignation. The company’s other co-founder, Mohit Gupta, resigned last November.
Gupta, who joined Zomato four and a half years ago, was promoted from his CEO position to co-founder of the grocery delivery business in 2020. Zomato has seen several top-level departures in the past year, including new initiative head Rahul Ganjoo and former vice president and head of Intercity Siddharth Jhawar, and his co-founder Gaurav Gupta. I’ve seen
Meanwhile, in his latest Fairwork India Ratings 2022 Report, Zomato earned a 4 out of 10 scores based on providing fair working conditions for gig workers. The rating was based on the evaluation of multiple online platforms based on the following five principles.
Fair remuneration, fair terms, fair contracts, fair management, fair representation. The report evaluated 12 platforms that provide location-based services in sectors such as home care, personal care, logistics, grocery delivery, e-pharmacy, and transportation in India. These platforms include Amazon Flex, Big Basket, Dunzo, Flipkart, Ola, PharmEasy, Porter, Swiggy, Uber, Urban Company, Zepto, and Zomato.