Policybazaar ex-CTO Shailendra Tewari joins InsurTech GramCover

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Insurtech startup, GramCover has announced the appointment of Shailendra Tewari as CTO. Tewari was one of the founding members and the CTO of Policybazaar. At GramCover, Shailendra Tewari will lead the technology vertical to automate various business processes. Thus, he will bridge the gap between technology and business. Further, GramCover aims to make its technology easier and smarter. With Tewari on the team, they aim to analyze and change software processes and journeys.


He will also work extensively to devise operational solutions for the sales and service teams. This will facilitate and enable efficient and timely customer service. It will also help customers to make informed decisions while buying and helping them in the time of connecting them to the data and services requirements. He will also digitize the processes and put the right tools in place to enable the company to achieve its business goals.

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With Shailendra on board, GramCover aims to tap into the $19.31 bn rural insurance market. His expertise will help them further in creating a seamless ecosystem for the delivery of insurance products. This includes crop, livestock, health, motor, life, and asset insurance that address the needs of rural India. Welcoming Tewari to the team, Dhyanesh Bhatt, CEO and Co-founder of GramCover appreciated his rich experience. He said, “Shailendra comes with a rich experience of more than a decade in the insurance ecosystem. With his rich experience in the Insurance sector, GramCover will create scalable systems and processes that will facilitate the growth of GramCover in the years to come across insurance products, payment solutions, CRM and data analytics. The technology team has always been a key part of all endeavours at GramCover. We believe that this participation will only expand under Shailendra’s leadership!”

On his hiring, Shailendra Tewari commented, “I'm honoured to be a part of an organization that is making a change in rural India. We are solving the rural insurance challenge. My efforts would be towards taking technology to the doorsteps of the real population of India. This will need a massive drive for simplification of products and processes, working in tandem with all other initiatives, to succeed.”

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