Vice President: Metro Shoes
Hrishikesh joined Metro Shoes as Vice President where he is driving their Omnichannel initiative across Metro’s chain of 300+ stores. Prior to Metro Shoes, Hrishikesh was Business Head for My247Market.com, a hyperlocal grocery retail venture from the Tata group.
He set up the business, singlehandedly taking it from concept to launch. Hrishikesh was also Head of Supply Chain for Tesco in India for 3 years and is credited with building Tesco’s automated ordering system.
An Engineer with MBA from Indiana University, USA, he has over 15 years of work experience that spans a wide spectrum of industries such as Automobile, Software, Analytics, Mobile, Financial Services, Education and Retail.
He has worked in startups in the US as well as large multinationals in India, UK and US. Hrishikesh also enjoys working with and mentoring startups. Cardback, a startup for credit card deals, that he mentored successfully raised angel round of Rs 1 Crore from consortium of investors.
Omni-channel is reshaping the future of eCommerce, and the pace of change is accelerating every day. Technology’s role as an enabler is becoming more and more significant. For right shopping experience, Indian retailers are calling for omni-channel integration. BUT there is still space for pure-play eCommerce . Do you agree? Some of the key takeaways […]