Nitin has been in the retail industry since 2000 and has been accredited with launching and managing multiple domestic & international brands. He has been the CEO of Brooks Brothers, Thomas Pink & Iconix Brands and was responsible for forming joint ventures and alliances during his stint with Reliance Brands. He has held various leadership roles in Reid & Taylor, VF Corp and Arvind Brands.
Most Likely: A coffee addict. When he is not working he can be found in a movie hall.
Berry is an alumnus of NIFT and has been the Business Head of Timberland, Paul&Shark, GAS, Dune and the Retail Head for Diesel. As a founding member of Reliance Brands, he was responsible for building the operations, sales, and marketing teams to run the business. His earlier role in VF Corp as Assistant Business Head was to spearhead the retail operations & merchandising for Lee.
Most Likely: A foodie. In his free time, he likes to indulge in a game of badminton.
Amit Kriplani is VP, Engineering at Ace Turtle. He is a seasoned software engineer and computer science enthusiast, with experience in retail and EdTech industry. Before joining Ace Turtle, Amit led the technology domain at Simplilearn.
At Ace Turtle, Amit is responsible for heading and managing engineering and architecture of its omnichannel platform and ensure that technical design and delivery of its products are consistent with the requirement of enterprise brands that Ace Turtle works with.
Most Likely: An avid reader. He also likes to explore his culinary skills in his free time.
Group Financial Controller
Deepak is a Chartered Accountant by profession. He holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce from Rajasthan University and he is also a Post Graduate in Business Administration and holding certificate in Applied Finance from Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta. Before joining Ace Turtle, Deepak has worked with SureWaves MediaTech, iCreate Software (now Fintellix), Acer and Paras group. At Ace Turtle, Deepak’s responsibility includes supporting the company’s growth,business finance, operations planning and assurance, investor relations and adhering to regulatory and compliance requirements.
Most Likely: A traveller. When not at work he can be found backpacking, strumming his guitar and cooking exotic Malaysian and Thai food.
ANDY S LEW
President, Brooks Brothers
Andy is the President – International operations for Brooks Bros, and a board member for three Brook Bros subsidiaries – China, HK and Singapore. He has worked as Director Strategic Distribution – EZegna for Greater China to create strategy and build operational efficiency. Andy has also worked as Director Nordstrom Stores where he was responsible for P&L, Gross Margin Delivery and product launches.
Managing Partner,Vertex Ventures (SEA & India)
With more than 20 years of management and investment experience, Ben is also on the board of FirstCry, Housejoy, Cloudcherry, Hotelogix, Flutura, Active Intelligence & Synup. Ben graduated from IIT Madras, with a BTech in Ocean Engineering and Dartmouth College with an MS in Engineering Sciences.
Managing Director, Kapsons
Vipin Kapoor is the Founder and Managing Director of Kapsons, a multi-million dollar fashion retail and wholesale enterprise. Vipin is one of the most respected Retail Entrepreneurs in India.
Ecommerce and Multi-Channel Consultant
Advisory Board Member
Graham is a thought leader in the eCommerce space and a pioneer of multi-channel commerce in Europe. He is also the founder and CEO of Tagmanet, a virtual fulfilment company, and Zendor.com, one of the first eCommerce & fulfilment businesses in the UK. He eventually sold these companies to 3i & GSI Commerce respectively. Prior to this, he has worked on the delivery of full eCommerce solutions and strategic projects for international brands such as Austin Reed, NBrown, Boots, Ann Summers, Barratts Priceless and Betterware amongst others.
Head of Operations at John Lewis
Advisory Board Member
David has a senior management career spanning over 25 years with some impressive blue-chip companies. David is a highly acclaimed retail and business leader with proven accomplishment in the domain of eCommerce, logistics and warehouse distribution. His experience covers both 3rd Party logistics operators and retailers, with a emphasis on the evolution of home shopping from early catalogue operations right through to today’s more demanding omni-channel environment.
Prior to John Lewis, David was Director of Logistics for the fashion e-trailer Asos.com. He was also Ecommerce and Fulfilment Director for Unipart Logistics, Business Transformation Director for Royal Mail, COO for Redcats (the home shopping arm of the French conglomerate PPR group) and also General Manager for ShopDirect Group (formerly The Littlewoods Organisation). He has also had roles with FedEx, Ryder Inc and Linfox Ltd.