Bharati Balakrishnan

Country Head & Director, Shopify India & SEA

Bharati Balakrishnan is Country Head & Director, Shopify India & SEA. She is a Consumer Internet & Retail leader with deep experience in building & scaling both online & offline retail businesses. Early experience in strategy consulting and investing, followed by a decade’s deep operating experience in India’s start-up eco-system Bharati has turned around P&Ls at both brick-and-mortar retail chains as well as e-commerce platforms.

8.50 - 9.30 PM IST | Panel - D2C

Thursday 10th Nov

Future of Retail - Understanding the Big Industry trends in D2C Commerce

A new generation of disruptive D2C brands are shaking up retail. Spanning everything from detergent to apparel, these brands are radically changing consumer preferences and expectations. An exciting panel with Bharati Balakrishnan, Country Head & Director at Shopify India & SEA, Vaishali Gupta, Co-founder, mCaffeine, in conversation with Vanshika Mehta, put light on top trends for the D2C industry in the coming years and the best practices for building a successful D2C retail business.