Ambareesh Murty, the CEO of Pepperfry, died after a heart attack

Ambareesh Murty, co-founder, and CEO of Pepperfry died of heart arrest in Leh on Tuesday, according to business co-founder and COO Ashish Shah.

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Ambareesh Murty, co-founder, and CEO of Pepperfry died of heart arrest in Leh on Tuesday, according to business co-founder and COO Ashish Shah.

Murty, 51, was an angel investor as well.

On his LinkedIn profile, he just declared that he had completed 12 years with Pepperfry.

He graduated from IIT Calcutta in the 1996 batch and earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering in 1994.

Ambareesh Murty, co-founder, and CEO of Pepperfry died of heart arrest in Leh on Tuesday, according to business co-founder and COO Ashish Shah.

Murty, 51, was an angel investor as well.

On his LinkedIn profile, he just declared that he had completed 12 years with Pepperfry.

He graduated from IIT Calcutta in the 1996 batch and earned his Bachelor of Engineering from the Delhi College of Engineering in 1994.

Ambareesh Murty

“I am really saddened to inform you that my buddy, mentor, brother, and soulmate Ambareesh Murty has passed away. He died of a heart attack in Leh last night. Please pray for him and his family and loved ones,” Pepperfry Co-Founder and COO Ashish Shah stated in a tweet.

On his X (previously Twitter) page, Murty described himself as a “closet sociopath” who enjoys history and reading epic fantasy.

He has 27 years of experience in general management in FMCG, financial services, and internet businesses.

Murty began his career at Cadbury’s sales and marketing division before going on to short spells with ICICI Prudential, Britannia, and Levi’s.

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Murty led a financial training and business consultancy firm, Origin Resources, in Bangalore from 2003 to 2005 before joining eBay as their Country Manager for India, the Philippines, and Malaysia, where he served until 2011.

In 2012, Murty and Shah co-founded the omnichannel furniture and home décor brand Pepperfry.

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