Akshay Deshmukh

Product Manager | Engineering Lead | Escapist

I am a software developer with a degree in Information Technology and deep passion about the jobs I undertake. I believe in putting my heart and soul into all my endeavours. Currently I am leading the engineering and product management effort at Zinrelo (formerly ShopSocially).


Jan 2016 to Present

Product Manager & Engineering Lead

Zinrelo (f.k.a ShopSocially)

I am currently leading the engineering as well as product management effort for the launch of our rebranded product - The Zinrelo platform. At Zinrelo, I own the product specifications, product roadmap and prioritization, project management, product architecture, third party integrations, customer interaction and product delivery.

June 2015 to Jan 2016

Engineering Lead

Zinrelo (f.k.a ShopSocially)

During my tenure as an Engineering Lead, I have hired, trained and managed a high performing team of 10 engineers responsible for maintaining and ehancing the loyalty program offering. I spearheaded the development of crucial features like Loyalty Points Expiration, API endpoints and CRM integrations. As the go-to guy for engineering, I got a chance to work closely with engineering teams of high value clients to help them go live with our product.

Dec 2013 to June 2015

Senior Full Stack Developer

Zinrelo (f.k.a ShopSocially)

Developing Notification alerts for plan usage which led to higher number of subscription upgrades, developing Photomonials app to fetch photos from Instagram and twitter, developing referral program offering for ShopSocially were the key highlights of my job as a Senior Full Stack Developer at ShopSocially (now renamed as Zinrelo)

July 2010 to Dec 2013

Engineer - Product Development

SunGard ( now a part of FIS )

In my roles as an Engineer and then a Senior Software Engineer at SunGard, I was solely responsible for all the development needs, production support needs and production deployment for a project named Kiodex Integration Hub. I was the single point of contact for Market Data team at Kiodex for KIH related issues.