With a keen insight of the SMB market and an ex-SMB himself, Gautam Kapoor is the Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer at Shiprocket, a leading tech-driven logistics aggregation platform with global reach. At Shiprocket, Gautam is at the helm of running logistics execution, operations and end to end strategy. As the Co-founder of the company he helps define the culture and vision on the company.
Post his BS in Business from Western International University (USA), Gautam was part of his family business in industrial products import and distribution and worked with several renowned German engineering brands such as Bosch and Sick. He was instrumental to scaling the business and played key roles in several functions such as business development, logistics and enterprise sales.
His entrepreneurial journey began by Co-founding KartRocket and becoming its COO. At KartRocket, Gautam delivered superior results by developing and leading the business development, marketing, and sales. He also played a pivotal role building the vendor management team and conceptualized the company’s strategic alliance and partner development program. Kartrocket has now been merged with Shiprocket as its e-commerce and omnichannel retail solutions arm, with Gautam transitioning into the role as COO for the combined entity Shiprocket.
Apart from work, Gautam can be seen spending time traveling or exploring his more creative side with interior designing.