Hike appoints Seema Chawla as VP & Head of Marketing

Seema Chawla Hike

Seema Chawla’s appointment is in line with Hike’s plan to strengthen teams across product, marketing, & more ahead of the launch of HikeLand.

Hike, a homegrown internet startup of India today announces the hiring of Seema Chawla as its VP & Head of Marketing.

Chawla joins Hike at an exciting new chapter for the startup, as it is closer to unveiling HikeLand, enabling a new social future. She comes with over 20 years of multi-vertical experience; having launched multiple new brands and products in the course of her career across Disney, Ajio.com, Mattel, and Hotstar. Her appointment is in line with Hike’s plan to strengthen teams across product, design, marketing, AI & ML, engineering, partner functions, and user research with multiple hiring initiatives.

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“What got me wildly excited about coming to Hike was Kavin’s vision on building a new social future. As technology blurs the line between imagination & what’s possible, Hike is perhaps the only company innovating at the intersection of Art, AI & consumer delight. I’m excited to join a team that’s changing the way users experience social & forever change the way they hang out online.  We’re building things right out of science-fiction movies and that’s really thrilling. I’m truly energized to be part of this journey along with the entire team at Hike ” shared, Seema Chawla, VP &  Head of Marketing, Hike.

In her new role, Chawla would be looking after all things marketing at Hike including branding, user growth, and product marketing for HikeLand and all subsequent sub-brands.

Working towards the launch and scale of its upcoming offering HikeLand, Hike plans to hire for over 20 open positions across teams. Hike has also initiated virtual hiring events as part of its ZeroTo2 program focused on onboarding young talent from colleges.