Mr. Madhav Rao served as the global Chief Information Officer of Lulu Group International, one of the largest and fastest growing Retail Groups until November 2019. He is a HBS Alumni (Harvard Business School- SELPI) and holds a Masters in IT Management. His retail, wholesale/distribution, hospitality, food processing industry, healthcare and global remittances domain expertise have kept the group ahead of the technology curve from Southern Europe to the tip of Africa and across Middle East and Asia Pacific. Currently he is doing consulting positions for Retail and Payment technologies companies in Mumbai and Hyderabad.
With a career spanning for almost 3 decades, Mr. Madhav has regularly featured in the Top 20 CIO’s in the Middle East. Awarded for numerous digitization programs implemented across global operations, he has consistently delivered initiatives on time, on budget and most importantly on value. With the advent of 4th generation technologies, he has notably redefined Lulu’s supply chain, mobilized numerous business processes, embarked on an initiative to redefine the customer experience and most recently, focused on contributing to a greener future by deploying an intelligent building management solution reducing carbon footprint.