Lavanya has 13 years of experience across retail, e-commerce, strategy and operations. She is the Vice Chairman of Nalli Group – a USD 100 million national retail chain – focusing on new business development and growth opportunities, retail store operations, and a private label. Lavanya launched a sub-brand that penetrated untapped markets and started up a venture that empowered artisanal communities by bringing design-led products to market.
Previously, Lavanya was with McKinsey & Company (Chicago) advising CXOs of Fortune 500 companies on issues ranging from top-line growth and profit improvement initiatives, change management programs and multi-channel strategy. She then moved to the e-commerce world as VP, Revenue & Shopping Experience at Myntra (Flipkart Group).
The Economic Times named Lavanya as among corporate India’s fastest rising women leaders. She has also been named by Forbes as “Asia’s Women to Watch” in 2016. She is a frequent speaker at industry events and is an ambassador for Government of India’s innovation efforts and NITI Aayog’s “Champions of Change” program.