Passionate about product strategy and consumer behaviour, Avinash is an astute strategist who is leading the category level strategy for all product categories of Shopclues. Prior to joining Shopclues, he spearheaded the launch of Laptops & Tablets category for Micromax. He has diverse experience across industry sectors including banking, consumer durables and ecommerce. He pursued his MBA from IIM Bangalore and B.Tech from NIT Rourkela. During his free time, Avinash enjoys reading about gadgets, automobiles, long drives, photography and listening to music.
Director - Category Marketing (All Categories), ShopClues
Nov 2015 to Present
Leading Growth & Marketing Strategy for all Product Categories of Shopclues
Guest Speaker, Educational Institutions and Corporate Forums
Dec 2014 to Present
Have been delivering guest lectures, immersion courses, key-note speeches, round table discussions and panel discussions for various educational institutions (IIMs, XIMB, TAPMI, engineering colleges, etc.) on diverse topics including but not limited to Indian ecommerce, retail industry and professional education system.
Advisor, Various Startup Firms
Jun 2014 to Present
List of areas that I advise/advised: 1. Multiple ecommerce startups (India & Abroad) - Setup, Operations & Growth Strategy 2. Payment Gateway Platform firm for it's entry into related verticals 3. Car Detailing firm on it's expansion plan & funding strategy
PGDM(MBA), IIM Bangalore
Jun 2009 to Mar 2011
Intermediate (Stage 1 and Stage 2), ICWAI
Jun 2005 to Jun 2007
B. TECH, NIT ROURKELA
Jun 2004 to Mar 2008