Thursday Talks with Prathibha Sastry
with K Vaitheeswaran – “father of e-commerce in India”. Author. E-commerce Pioneer
Thursday 13th December 2018, at BHIVE Workspace, HSR Layout Sector 6 between 6 pm to 8 pm
Topics covered in the Talk will be around:
1) Failing to Succeed
2) Future of E-commerce
3) Lessons that an Entrepreneur needs to know
About the Speaker:
K Vaitheeswaran is the author of the bestselling book “Failing to Succeed – the story of India’s first e-commerce company” (bit/ly/ftsaz) and is widely hailed as the “father of e-commerce in India”
He is a serial entrepreneur and an internet industry veteran who pioneered the e-commerce industry in India when he co-founded India’s first pure-play online retail company Fabmart.com (later rebranded Indiaplaza.com) in 1999.
K Vaitheeswaran has advised global brands like Deloitte, Diageo and the Tata group in their digital initiatives. He is well known in the Indian startup scene and also advises several technology and consumer ventures. He is also a member of the review committee for the Government of India’s prestigious project GeM (Government eMarketplace).
He is also a visiting faculty at IIM Ahmedabad (Managing Digital Businesses) and IIM Bangalore (Corporate Failures)
(Thursday) 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm