About Us

Giftiicon is a first of its kind personalised gifting app that brings people closer in today’s digital world and aims to provide an emotion-driven gifting and alternative messaging platform. Inspired by Gifitiicon’s business model in South Korea that has proven to be hugely successful with over 20 million users using its e-gifting facility and over 13 million transactions taking place every month, the app is all set to launch in India. It aims to establish a significant presence in the e-gifting culture among smartphone users in India.

Giftiicon helps bridge the gap between people and their loved ones. The app helps people express their feelings conveniently and thoughtfully to their loved ones.

Our Mission


To bring people closer in today’s digital world by providing an emotion-driven gifting & alternative messaging platform.

Meet Our CEO

Nakkyun Chong

Founder

A visionary and a giant in the field of e-commerce, with almost 3 decades of experience in business development and management, Mr. Nakkyun Chong has set up businesses across the globe.

 

He has set up 8 companies with an investment of U$ 1 billion and managed 10+ M&As with SK Telecom and Hyundai in Korea (also helped setting up Gifticon Korea and 11st.co.kr in Korea and n11.com in Turkey, which are valued at more than U$ 10 bn combined). Now, he is bringing his proven expertise on how to succeed in this instant social gifting & alternative messaging platform into India. 

An alumnus of some of the world's renowned universities such as Hanyang University, UCLA, California Polytechnic State University, SLO, and KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology), Mr. Chong has attained degrees in urban engineering, public administration, urban and environmental design, advanced technology & media management.

While not working, Mr. Chong loves to cook Mexican food, garden small flowers and indulge in practicing yoga.

Tribhuvan Joshi

Head of Product

Has 6 years of work experience across Product and Analytics. Completed B.Tech &  M.Tech in Indian Institute of Technology (IIT, Kharagpur). He has recently completed his MBA from Indian School of Business (ISB)

Vimala N 

Senior Backend Lead

More than 15 years of extensive experience in field of IT. She is BCA from IGNOU University and diploma in Computer Science from Board of Technical Education

Prasad Hegde 

Full Stack Lead

Having 4 years of professional experience in the IT industry as a software developer. He has worked for startups in the past. Completed BE in Telecommunications from PES Institute of Technology Bangalore with an excellent academic record.

Nitish Kumar

Full Stack Engineer

Has 3+ years of professional experience in software / IT industry. Has worked with start-up as well as MNC. Completed B.Tech in Computer Science from National Institute of Technology (NIT, Calicut)

Ravichandran M

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Has 29 years of experience in finance and accounts spans across the FMCG, Telecom, Courier and IT sector

Niyati Chander

Strategic & Alliance Manager

Experienced in the field of strategy planning and account management, she holds a Bachelor's degree from Sri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and Masters degree from University of Technology Sydney, Australia

Ji Hyun Chong

Head of Design Management

She has vast experience in field of design and she has worked with major design group of New York. She holds Bachelors of Industrial Design from Pratt Institute, New York and MA Design from Central Saint Martins - University of the Arts London

Markijuh Rymbai

Marketing Analyst

An MBA graduate from Indian Institute of Management (IIM, Kashipur) who is enthusiastic, motivated and passionate about marketing. A good learner and positive personality with a go getter attitude.

Ankur Bisariya

Head of Legal & Compliances

Having 4 years of hands-on experience in the field of Legal & Compliance and served the e-commerce industries and other advisory roles. He is a Law graduate from CSJM University and Company Secretary from Institute of Company Secretaries of India

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