Rajiv PrakashStrategic Advisory Board Member
Rajiv has over twenty years of new business development & leadership experience at Cisco Internet Business Solutions, Future Group-eCommerce, Arthur Andersen & KPMG. His firm, Next-In, focuses on eCommerce & entrepreneurship. He advises leading retailers & consumer brands on staying relevant to the omni-channel consumer. Next-In also helps a portfolio of innovative start-ups in software products, eCommerce & food services, scale their ventures. These encompass ideas such as hybrid eCommerce through kiranas, rural Commerce, local language internet & intelligent fitting solutions for footwear. Next-In also advises venture capital firms on their investments into the internet sector. Rajiv teaches eCommerce at the MBA and executive MBA programs at the SP Jain business school.
Rajiv has been the CEO for Future Group’s ecommerce business – Futurebazaar.com & co-founder of Future Knowledge Services. Futurebazaar is a venture funded firm invested into by Kleiner Perkins, Sherpalo & Everstone. Rajiv also brings ten years of strategy & operations consulting experience at Cisco’s Internet Business Solutions Group, Arthur Andersen & KPMG. He commenced his career in investment banking and also co-founded an financial services start-up.
Rajiv holds a post-graduate diploma in management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.