Snapdeal, run by Jasper Infotech Pvt. Ltd, Wednesday named former Housing.com chief executive officer (CEO) Jason Kothari as its chief strategy and investment officer. Kothari stepped down from his role at the Mumbai-based Locon Solutions Pvt. Ltd, which runs Housing.com, after the company merged with PropTiger on Tuesday. In his new role, Kothari will oversee investments and strategic partnerships. He will lead Snapdeal’s fund-raising efforts and manage all its portfolio companies. He will join on 16 January.