In his previous role, Prakash served as senior vice president - beverage category for PepsiCo-India, MakeMyTrip said in a statement.
In the role as COO, Prakash will be responsible for developing and executing strategic direction and priorities of the company, it added.
Vipul's rich experience of two decades at PepsiCo spanning geographies, deep understanding of consumer market and expertise in the industry, leading operational practices are truly invaluable, he added.
He was associated with PepsiCo for 20 years. He holds a post-graduate diploma in management from IIM Ahmedabad and a mechanical engineering degree from IIT Delhi, it added.