Rishi Vasudev heads Flipkart Group’s Fashion business (Flipkart, Myntra, Jabong) as SVP & Group Head – Fashion.
Rishi is one of the few leaders who have used the power of technology to take fashion to every corner of the country. He was already a fashion industry veteran when he joined the online world in late 2014, having spent about 16 years with the Aditya Birla Group and Arvind Brands. In these two companies, Rishi got an opportunity to cover a wide spectrum of the Fashion Value-chain – selling fabric in India’s semi-urban markets, to helming premium global brands like Calvin Klein, Arrow & Gant. He joined Flipkart at a time when the online fashion business was nascent. Since then, Flipkart Fashion achieved rapid growth and also played a major role in expanding the overall Online Fashion business in the country through transformative work on multiple fronts.
Rishi is an active mentor, a champion of Diversity & Inclusion (D&I), an Angel investor & board member in a couple of companies. In 2014, Rishi was on Business Today’s coveted annual list of India’s Hottest Young Executives. Rishi is passionate about sports and fitness. Apart from being a regular at soccer with his team, he is an avid Half Marathoner with multiple podium finishes. Rishi is a B.Tech from NIT Kurukshetra and a PGDM from MDI, Gurgaon. He lives in Bangalore.