Canvera.com, India’s fastest growing online digital photography company, recently hired Aditya Kothari as Vice President of Sales. Prior to Canvera, Aditya worked as VP of Sales & Marketing at Alcan where he not only rapidly grew sales but also established Alcan as a leader in its category. Prior to Alcan, Aditya worked at 3M in a number of sales and marketing roles and winning some of the most coveted sales awards in the company. Canvera’s CEO Dhiraj Kacker said, “Aditya brings both a strategic vision and India specific operational capabilities to our sales organization and we are really excited to have him on board.” Aditya joined the company in early Nov and will be responsible for managing and growing Canvera’s eight sales offices across the country. “In a very short time span, Canvera has raised the bar on quality in the market and I am looking forward to the challenge of establishing Canvera as one of the leading brands in the photography industry,” said Aditya.
Canvera is an online photography company building solutions to help Professional Photographers run their business more effectively. Canvera offers high-end customized coffee-table-books, design services and hosting solutions to professional photographers. Canvera's products and services are used by professional photographers to both deliver a high quality experience to their clients and also to market themselves better. Canvera's coffee-table-books were twice awarded the Best Photobook in Asia Pacific & Japan at the annual HP Digital Print Awards in 2008 & 2009. Canvera was also given the Best Innovation in Technology award by Asian Photography magazine for "bringing professionalism and innovation to an unorganized market". As on date Canvera has serviced the needs of professional photographers in more than 250 cities across India. Canvera entered the market in July 2008 and was founded by Dr. Dhiraj Kacker (CEO) and Peeyush Rai (CTO) who have previously worked at numerous successful startups in Silicon Valley. Canvera is financially backed by Footprint Ventures (www.footprintventures.com), DFJ (www.dfj.com) and Mumbai Angels (www.mumbaiangels.com).