UpstartWorks, an e-commerce commercialization platform for industrial brands, has announced that Konok Biswas, will be joining the company as vice president, business development and strategy.
Biswas’ appointment is part of a broader focus of global business development for UpstartWorks as the company continues to expand its footprint and presence in the industrial e-commerce and B2B spaces. Biswas, who brings five years of B2B and global sales experience from Amazon, will be leveraging his knowledge, experience and networks to help UpstartWorks’ customers grow their e-commerce marketplace footprint while driving new initiatives.
“UpstartWorks is transforming how digital business operates and we recognize the value Konok will bring to the team,” says Rohan Thambrahalli, president and founder, UpstartWorks. “We are thrilled to bring in Konak’s expertise in B2B brands and his ability to develop global partnerships. We know he is going to be instrumental in the growth of UpstartWorks and establishing us as the leader in the industrial brand e-commerce industry.”
During his time at Amazon, Biswas helped grow Amazon’s business and later led two sales teams focused on initiatives that increased Amazon’s worldwide growth. He brings a unique skill set to the UpstartWorks team, having helped sellers and vendors grow their presence on Amazon. Prior to Amazon, Biswas worked at Vertafore and helping insurance clients digitize their agent compliance and data.
“I’m excited to bring my expertise to this laser-focused team with a goal of further scaling UpstartWorks in the space, while leveraging the company’s advanced technology that enables industrial product companies to drive revenue,” says Biswas.