HomeLane.com, India’s leading online provider of home furnishing solutions today announced the appointment of Puneet Gupta as its Senior Vice President of Engineering. Building further on his technology leadership experience, Puneet will spearhead HomeLane’s technology innovation leveraging artificial intelligence to enhance customer experience. Puneet is a seasoned tech-expert with 11 patents to his credit.
Puneet comes with close to 18 years of experience in scalable software architecture, product management and high-tech engineering. In his previous roles, he was instrumental in shaping the roadmap of next-gen video streaming, deep learning and machine vision solutions. Puneet has led several generations of product families from conception to production for IP development R&D organizations such as Ittiam. His work at Ittiam, Texas Instruments, Centre for Automation Research and HRL Laboratories has resulted in several publications and patents.
Srikanth Iyer, co-founder and CEO of HomeLane.com said, “Puneet’s deep technology experience is a great fit for the futuristic tech-portfolio we are planning to build at HomeLane to simplify customer experience in the entire home designing process. His joining also underlines our commitment to customers to offer them a seamless furnishing experience with the use of technology. We are extremely excited about this development.”
Puneet said, “I am thrilled to be a part of HomeLane, excited by the challenges brought on by personalising home interiors according to the homeowner’s lifestyle, aspirations, design inspirations and budget. I believe that a tech-led standardisation of HomeLane’s workflow across acquisition, design, production, installation and delivery will help us achieve that while readying ourselves for the next level of scale. We are building a truly disruptive cloud platform ‘SpaceCraft’ that is poised to provide complete automation to the customer journey. From uploading floor plans, instant 3D designs & quotes, quick personalisation, life-like walkthroughs of rooms to 100% transparency, the whole customer journey is automated. Further, we are creating a strong AI foundation that can empower data-driven decisions at critical junctures during our workflow. This will enable us to provide our customers with an unparalleled experience in creating high-end home interiors at competitive prices.”
Puneet has secured his MS from University of Maryland – College Park (USA) and BTech from IIT Delhi. He enjoys building strong engineering teams and drives forward product & technology roadmaps with passion. In his free time, Puneet pursues his other creative interests such as theatre, writing, painting and travelling the world.