Skill assessment and talent acquisition platform Mercer|Mettl has appointed Amit Pal Singh as its chief technology officer (CTO) to lead its technology and engineering functions.
Singh will drive the organisation's technological vision to support its growth journey in the coming years. In his new role, Singh will be working closely with business, product, and operations to align technology with the organisation’s objectives. He aims to build upon the existing technology foundation, strengthening it further through the right processes, tools, and structures.
In his last role at Highwire Press, Singh led teams globally to build scalable cloud platforms and solutions for the publishing industry.
“I am delighted to have someone of Amit’s calibre join us. We are confident that his extensive experience will positively impact the company. Technology is a critical vertical for us, and Amit will play a key role to help reach our goals, align them with technological advancements happening around the globe,” said Siddhartha Gupta, CEO, Mercer|Mettl.
An alumnus of IIT Roorkee and IIM Calcutta, Singh comes with a rich and vast experience of nearly two decades and has served at leadership positions across education, publishing, retail, and IT sectors.
In his earlier roles, he served in the capacity of CTO at Aakash Education, where he was instrumental in the growth of the company's Ed-Tech capabilities and digital learning business. Singh has also worked with HCL Technologies, Gionee India, and Headstrong.