Award Wining Marketer, Top 50 Most Influential by CMO Asia
Harshavardhan, listed amongst the 50 Most Influential Retail, eCommerce & Martech professionals in India by CMO Asia - Africa - GCC Retail Congress and featured as the Marketer of the Year by Economic Times & India Retail Forum, currently works as Vice President, Marketing, leading the retail disruption for a billion consumers.
At DLF, Harshavardhan spearheaded Phygital Transformation in retail as Central Head Of Marketing & Digital Transformation at DLF Shopping Malls, India's biggest & largest Retail & Destination Marketplaces.
At his prior stint, Harshavardhan worked as Director & Head - Merchant Strategy & Seller Ecosystem at Shopclues(dot)com, India's largest eCommerce marketplace, spearheading non-transactional P&L and strategic initiatives to achieve EBITA level profitability.
At ShopClues, as Director & Business Head, he successfully delivered multi-folds business growth while heading the category management, and also successfully spearheaded the Central Strategy Team, impacting revenues of USD 1 billion+.
Previously, he was associated with Godrej, a leading Indian conglomerate as Group Business & Strategy Controller heading Pricing, Product and Channel Strategy for a USD 700 million portfolio.
He is an accomplished marketing professional having successfully managed businesses and achieved complex marketing objectives in Retail, eCommerce, Durables & FMCG space.
As Computer Science Engineering graduate, he started his career developing Business Intelligence systems for Accenture technology and consulting, eventually gaining over a decade of Strategy focused experience with ShopClues, Godrej, Accenture and significant associations with ITC, Unilever's & Reckitt Benckiser.
At London Business School, Harshavardhan has undergone an intensive Venture Development program with global VC' & PE funds building the next generation growth businesses.
He is an amateur script writer and also interested in Sociology and Psephology.