Asia Retail Congress

About Harshavardhan Chauhaan

Harshavardhan Chauhaan, 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 Chief Marketing & Omnichannel Officer, Spencer's Retail & Nature's Basket, 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 Chauhaan worked as Director & Head - Merchant Strategy & Seller Ecosystem at Shopclues, 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.

Harshavardhan Chauhaan 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.

As a consumer tech and hyper growth business aficionado, He consistently pushes the boundaries of learning and value creation, taking which further from 2021, He is the member of the prestigious REFORGE alumni, where top tech meets scale with global best of the best technology & consumer talent.

He is an Alumnus of Saïd Business School, University of Oxford at the prestigious Oxford Advanced Management & Leadership Program, which admits only 35 leaders globally.