Prashant Kirtane is HomeAway’s Vice President, Emerging Markets, leading the development and operations of the company across Asia and other emerging markets.
Prior to joining HomeAway, Kirtane was the Founder and Chief Technology Officer of Travelmob, one of Asia’s pioneer social marketplace for booking accommodation and room rentals, during which time he was instrumental in the evolution of the company’s local market positioning before it was acquired by HomeAway in 2015.
An experienced and well-respected leader in his field, Kirtane spent 12 years in various roles at Yahoo! Inc. where led the development of game-changing mobile solutions and technical platforms for the company. In his last role as the Senior Director of Engineering for Yahoo!’s video division, he was instrumental in leading a team of over 40 engineers in a global revamp of consumer video experiences. Kirtane started his career in India at Tata Infotech.