Retail and Shopper Behaviour expert

Area of Expertise: Marketing

Prof. Rajesh is an accomplished professional with a rich and diverse experience of 25 years in various renowned companies. He holds an MBA from Central University, Pondicherry, and has completed the Managers for Leadership program from Leeds University Business School.

Prof. Rajesh has a strong background in retail management and marketing. He has taught courses in Retail Management and Marketing Management at NMIMS - Bengaluru for their MBA program.

Throughout his career, Prof. Rajesh has held several key positions in reputed companies, including Citibank, American President Lines, Pepsi, Ogilvy, RPG Retail, Metro Cash & Carry India, Future Group, Reliance Retail, and TCS. His roles have encompassed Head of Marketing, Head of Merchandising, Chief Marketing Officer, VP - Marketing & Customer Experience, and Head of Retail Solutions.

He is a prolific author and has published several books, including "The INDIAN reTALEs," "Out Of Syllabus," "BREAK FREE," and "The Ultimate Guide to Smart Shopping." He has also contributed a chapter to the IGI Global book titled "The Changing Face of Shopper Behavior and E-Tailing: The New Paradigm."

Prof. Rajesh has been actively involved in the retail industry and has conducted consultancy assignments for various retail organizations and start-ups. He is a regular contributor to popular press outlets such as Business Line, Economic Times, Business World, and RLI - UK.

Moreover, he maintains a retail blog that serves as an industry reference. The blog showcases his expertise and insights into the retail sector.

With his extensive knowledge and experience in the retail domain, Prof. Rajesh continues to make significant contributions to the field of retail management and marketing.


  • Cornell University
  • Chicago Booth
  • Skema Business School
  • Universite Bordeaux
  • Frankfurt School of Finance and Management
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