Harshavardhan Chauhaan

Vice President, Marketing - Spencer’s Retail & Omnichannel

Harshavardhan Chauhaan, listed amongst the 50 Most Influential Retail, eCommerce & Marktech professionals in India by CMO Asia - Africa - GCC Retail Congress and featured as the Marketer of the Year by Economic Times & India Retail Forum, currently works as Vice President, Marketing - Spencer’s Retail & Omni-channel, leading the retail disruption for a billion consumers.

At DLF, Harshavardhan, spearheaded Phygital Transformation in retail as Central Head Of Marketing & Digital Transformation at DLF Shopping Malls, India's biggest & largest Retail & Destination Marketplaces.

At his prior stint, Harshavardhan Chauhaan worked as Director & Head - Merchant Strategy & Seller Ecosystem at Shopclues.com, India's largest eCommerce marketplace, spearheading non-transactional P&L and strategic initiatives to achieve EBITA level profitability.

At ShopClues, as Director & Business Head, he successfully delivered multi-folds business growth while heading the category management, and also successfully spearheaded the Central Strategy Team, impacting revenues of USD 1 billion+.

Previously, he was associated with Godrej, a leading Indian conglomerate as Group Business & Strategy Controller heading Pricing, Product and Channel Strategy for a USD 700 million portfolio.

Harshavardhan Chauhaan is an accomplished marketing professional having successfully managed businesses and achieved complex marketing objectives in Retail, eCommerce, Durables & FMCG space.

As Computer Science Engineering graduate, he started his career developing Business Intelligence systems for Accenture technology and consulting, eventually gaining over a decade of Strategy focused experience with ShopClues, Godrej, Accenture and significant albeit small associations with ITC, Unilever's & Reckitt Benckiser.

At London Business School, Harshavardhan has undergone an intensive Venture Development program with global VC' & PE funds building the next generation growth businesses.

He is an amateur script writer & actor dabbling in Avant-garde plays. He is also interested in Sociology and Psephology.