OUR PAST SPEAKERS

Kavindra Mishra

Company: House of Anita Dongre
Position: MD & CEO

In his current role, Kavindra Mishra is the Managing Director & CEO of House of Anita Dongre. He brings over 15+ years of relevant industry experience and was instrumental in designing effective strategies for Pepe Jeans India that are aligned with the broader global strategy. Mishra has a strong experience in business building across a multitude of leadership roles. Mishra acquired his Master’s degree from Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore in 1999. He started his retail career in 1999 as Area Sales Manager at Madura Coats and continued his career at Madura Garments as Brand Manager for Allen Solly. During his 5 year stint with Allen Solly, Mishra has played a significant role in the execution of the brands most celebrated campaign – ‘Solly at Work’; which was responsible for further establishing the brand in the Indian market. In 2006, as the Vice President of Tommy Hilfiger, he was responsible for the brand’s rapid growth and expansion in the form of an increasing number of exclusive brand outlets and department stores in the country. In 2009, he joined United Colors of Benetton (UCB) as their Commercial Director. Equipped with industry insight and an enormous amount of retail experience, in 2011 Mishra became part of the founding team of India’s first online apparel and lifestyle portal – Zovi.com.

Kavindra Mishra

MD & CEO

Kavindra Mishra

House of Anita Dongre

Prashant Tandon

Company: 1mg
Position: Co-Founder & CEO

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Prashant Tandon

Co-Founder & CEO

Prashant Tandon

1mg

Marwa Solimon

Company: GCC & KSA, NAOS (Bioderma)
Position: Managing Director

Marwa Soliman is a pharmacist, finished her PharmaD  from Cairo university in the year of 2000, she also finalized her MBA in the year of 2008 from Arab Academy for science & technology in Cairo. Marwa has more than 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and dermo-cosmetics field.

She started her career as Medical rep in Eli-Lilly company, then she shifted from Sales to Regulatory field where she was working as regulatory & pricing specialist in Ministry of Health , then regulatory manager in AstraZeneca company , then shifted to marketing where she started as product manager in the same company.

After that in 2008 she shifted to Bayer Pharmaceutical where she spent 11 years there, taking different titles and positions in different places around the world as REGIONAL PRODUCT MANAGER, Launch manager, Business unit manager, Head of digital & marketing excellence.

After these long time in Bayer , she shifted to dermo-cosmetic industry where she is currently the Managing director for GCC & KSA area in NAOS “Bioderma, Esthederm & Etat Pur ”  for more almost 2 years.

Marwa Solimon

Managing Director

Marwa Solimon

GCC & KSA, NAOS (Bioderma)

Vishal kapil

Company: Marks and Spencer Reliance India Ltd.
Position: CTO

Vishal Kapil is a senior technology professional working for the positive impact of Digital & Tech transformation on business and consumer ecosystem. He has immense experience in IT leadership, Digital Products & Enterprise tech delivery, Business transformation initiatives & Solution Architecture.

Culturally sensitive and worked/lived across APAC, US, Middle East, EU & UK. He is a part of the M&S India Senior Leadership Team with a mandate to drive the Enterprise and consumer-centric IT strategy (applications & Infra) in the India market. Manage IT costs/investments inline with M&S strategy. Portfolio & Project Mgmt.

Vishal kapil

CTO

Vishal kapil

Marks and Spencer Reliance India Ltd.

Sat Vijayaraghavan

Company: CASA Retail AI
Position: Founder and CEO

Sat has been working in the IT field for more than 20 years. He has consulted with CIOs of top retailers across the globe for 10+ years. Sat was heading apparel retail worldwide and all forms of retailing in emerging markets at Wipro Technologies and later headed up Retail as a vertical globally at Thoughtworks. He is currently CEO of an AI based retail product company CASA that is currently helping over 400 stores with customer engagement and improving sales

Sat Vijayaraghavan

Founder and CEO

Sat Vijayaraghavan

CASA Retail AI

Kapil Pathare

Company: Clothing Ltd.
Position: Director, VIP

Kapil Pathare

Director, VIP

Kapil Pathare

Clothing Ltd.

Ritesh Sinha

Company: Biriyani By Kilo
Position: COO

Ritesh Sinha

COO

Ritesh Sinha

Biriyani By Kilo

Harsh Shah

Company: FYND
Position: Co Founder

Harsh Shah

Co Founder

Harsh Shah

FYND

Ishu Bansal

Company: TruckSuvidha
Position: Co-Founder

Ishu Bansal

Co-Founder

Ishu Bansal

TruckSuvidha

Ranjit Satyanath

Company: Infiniti Retail Ltd. (Croma)
Position: CIO

Over 24 years of work experience handling Technology and Systems across industries such as Retail, E-commerce, Banking, Media, IT consulting and Logistics. Currently helping my company leverage Digital towards Transformation of Customer Experience.

Tech Stack: SAP Hybris 6.7, Sterling Order Management System (OMS), RPA (UIPath)

Ranjit Satyanath

CIO

Ranjit Satyanath

Infiniti Retail Ltd. (Croma)

Inder Dev Musafir

Company: M&B Footwear
Position: Managing Director

Inder Dev Musafir

Managing Director

Inder Dev Musafir

M&B Footwear

Navin Joshua

Company: GreenHonchos
Position: Co-Founder

Navin Joshua – Entrepreneur with a passion for Internet businesses. Over 20 years of experience across diverse functions like Analytics, eRetail & Alliances in both Domestic and International markets. Currently spearheading GreenHonchos as one of the leading eCommerce technology enabled solution providers.

Navin Joshua

Co-Founder

Navin Joshua

GreenHonchos

#NewNormal - Enabling Intelligent Retail

Your Customer. Your Channel. Your Commerce

The new-age customer is aware and ready. They know what to pick, so retail needs to offer them a backbone of recognition. Retailers have to be ready, aware, and encouraging towards this customer base. It is more like recognizing and attending to the pulse rather than just servicing the customer. What is the new mantra of preparation? How to offer the #NewCustomer impeccable services?

BUSINESS AGENDA

15:00 – 15:05

Welcome & Opening Remarks: Bhavesh Pitroda, Editor in Chief, PHYGITAL & Founder Internet Commerce Summit

15:05 – 15:20

Keynote Address

#NewNormal to NowNormal - Re-engineering the era of ONOFF Retail

15:20 – 16:00

Leadership Agenda

View from the Top - Creating a new vision for a #NewNormal


Visionaries are those who can envision the change in the present and therefore steer the market and their organization towards new horizons way before time. These industry leaders are ready to assemble to tell us whats and hows of identifying the change and strategies to navigate through the alterations in order to settle on the shores of success. 

16:00 – 16:30

Business Innovation Strategy

Big Data, Big Questions, Big Results - Re-Imagining the power of data analytics

It is a given fact that retail businesses will thrive on data analytics. Some say data is now more valuable than oil. From understanding and predicting customer behaviour, to identifying operational efficiencies, and building strategy, increasingly retailers are realizing the potential that their data has to enhance almost every part of the business. In this session, hear insights on capturing, analysing, and using data to answer the big questions and inform decision-making. Hear examples from across a variety of categories & functions and scenarios of how data and models are used, and understand the future potential for Artificial Intelligence. Leave this session feeling inspired, and with key takeaways and actions that you can implement into your retail data strategy.

16:30 – 17:00

Case Study

Making payments seamless & contactless is going to stay

With the opening of the market after the lockdown, among a series of other precautions, payments will be an area of concern for the retailers. Reducing the use of currency handling, technology providers are ready with a gamut of newer offerings. These are what you need to transform your retail presence and make it more comfortable for the customer. Thus, we give you a panel that will tell you what's in-store within the new-age of payments and what you should adapt to keep it 'touch-free'. 

SESSION FOCUS

Leadership Agenda
  • How will consumer behaviour change? 
  • What will be the way forward for retail and how can retailers tackle the changing dynamics?
Business Innovation Strategy
  • Understanding retail-scape from the leaders
  • What are the habits that the industry should imbibe? 
  • How to create an impression with the audience given the current situation?
Case Study
  • How to transform existing systems into contactless payment systems
  • Adapting newer ways to tackle the concerns of hygiene and sanitization

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Retailers & eretailers

CXOs, CMOs, CTOs & Business Heads

Key Decision Makers of large retail businesses

New-age Retail Business Models & Startups

Retail Professionals & Consultants

VCs, PE & Other Financial Institutions

Technology Service Providers

Retail Real Estate Companies

FMCG & CPG Brands

For any further queries, please contact

Bhavesh Pitroda

bhavesh@phygits.com

Bhavesh Pitroda

Bhavesh Pitroda

bhavesh@phygits.com

Namrata Dave

namrata@phygits.com

Namrata Dave

Namrata Dave

namrata@phygits.com