He was 51.
In a heart-wrenching message, the company’s co-founder Ashish Shah shared, “Extremely devastated to inform that my friend, mentor, brother, soulmate @AmbareeshMurty is no more. Lost him yesterday night to a cardiac arrest at Leh. Please pray for him and for strength to his family and near ones.
In collaboration with Ashish Shah, Ambareesh Murty established the online furniture and home goods enterprise in 2012. Prior to the inception of Pepperfry, Ambareesh held the position of Country Manager for eBay in India, Philippines, and Malaysia. Murty was a graduate from the Delhi College of Engineering.