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.
CHIEF SOURCING OFFICER
Mohit Mathur is Chief Sourcing Officer at ace turtle. He has more than two decades of experience in fashion, retail, export, and domestic apparel. Before joining ace turtle, Mohit has worked as Sr. Vice President Sourcing with the Landmark Group, and Head of Global Sourcing at Mothercare. Prior to this, he was part of the international Sourcing team at Gap, The Children’s Place and H&M.
At ace turtle, Mohit leads the product sourcing strategies, product innovation, develop network of vendors who serve as Innovation Business Partners with increasing use of technology.
CHIEF BUSINESS OFFICER, JEANSWEAR
Mohit Seth is Chief Business Officer, Jeanswear at ace turtle. Mohit an alumnus of NIFT, comes with 16+ years of experience in eCommerce and Retail. Before joining ace turtle, Mohit has worked in companies like Madura Garments, Next, Nautica, Accessorize, Nike and Flipkart. As a founding member of the Flipkart Fashion team, he was responsible for launching and scaling up the footwear and accessories business.
At ace turtle, Mohit is responsible for taking the jeanswear business to next level.
Chief Marketing Officer
As a brand marketing leader
Lokesh has a proven track record of delivering successful marketing campaigns for more than 18 years across diverse sectors such as FMCG, Telecom, Consumer Durables, and Toys. His expertise lies in crafting effective storytelling with an objective to drive the scale of business. Owing to his result-oriented approach, Lokesh has accomplished a perfect balance between financial growth and branding impact for global organizations. Prior to joining ace turtle, Lokesh was the Head of Marketing for Mattel Toys (I) Pvt. Ltd (house of Barbie, Hot Wheels, Fisher-Price, Uno, Scrabble among many other brands) where he successfully delivered improved profitability with absolute market leadership across all the categories. He has worked for iconic brands like Jio, Coca-Cola, LG, and Samsung in his earlier stints.
Arunprasath SR is VP Engineering at ace turtle. He is a seasoned software engineer with 20+ years of experience in Technology. Before joining ace turtle, Arun has worked in several Fortune 500 companies like Tesco, Infosys, IBM, GE, and CGI.
At ace turtle, Arun is responsible for heading and managing the Engineering and Architecture of its omnichannel platform and ensure that the technical design and delivery of its products are consistent with the requirement of enterprise brands that Ace Turtle works with.
VP – PRODUCT MANAGEMENT
Prerna Modi is VP – Product Management at ace turtle. Prerna an alumnus of IIT Madras, comes with 15+ years of experience in leading product & technology innovations in eCommerce & entertainment domains. Before joining ace turtle, Prerna has worked with Jabong, Burrp, Shaadi.com, Hungama music.
At ace turtle, Prerna is building product solutions that take the omnichannel & retail business of brands to the next level.
VP – DELIVERY
Venu is an experienced Information Technology professional with a demonstrated history of working in the retail industry. He graduated from the Indian Institute of Management, Kozhikode.
Previously he’s worked with Landmark group for 6 years where he lead the IT function for Lifestyle and Max business units. He played a key role in the transformation journey of Landmark from Brick-and-Mortar retailer to multi-channel to Omnichannel retailer. Prior to that, he worked with Tesco as a solution architect.
Venu Madhav is handling Project Delivery and Customer Success at ace turtle, this includes delivering the right solution to the Customer and ensuring the customer is getting value for their investment.
Pramod Hebbar is VP – Product at Ace Turtle. With a background in engineering, he comes with 20+ years of diverse experience in managing Product, Design, Sourcing and Strategy in Retail. Before joining Ace Turtle, Pramod has worked with Arvind Brands, VF Corporation and Kontoor Brands. This includes international stints with VF Asia – Hong Kong where he managed the Creative direction and Product strategy for Wrangler across the APAC region and VF Europe- Belgium where he defined and executed the innovation strategy for the VF jeanswear brands in Europe & Asia. Pramod has been an integral part of the Wrangler brand and its growth in India.
At Ace Turtle, Pramod leads the Design and Product Management for Lee & Wrangler working together with his team to consistently deliver the right product to consumers.
Srinivasa Gopal is Vice President, Finance at ace turtle. Prior to joining ace turtle, Srini used to work as Head, Finance and Operations at William Penn. An alumni of ICFAI University, Srini brings more than two decades of experience in Finance and Accounting and has worked in leadership roles across various corporates including Head, MIS in VF Corporation and Finance Senior Manager in Arvind Lifestyle Brands Limited.
At ace turtle, Srini leads the finance team and is also responsible for investor relations and regulatory compliance.
ANDY S LEW
CEO, St. Johns
Andy is the CEO of St Johns. Prior to his current role, Andy was President – International operations at Brooks Brothers 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.
Founder, New Look
Tom Singh is an entrepreneur, investor and philanthropist; he was the founder of New Look, a fashion clothing retailer with over 800 stores worldwide.
New Look, a trailblazer in fast fashion, is one of UK’s best-known fashion brands. It began in 1969 with a single store in Taunton, Somerset which was funded with a loan from Tom’s parents of £5000. At its peak, the business was exceeding £1 Billion in revenues. Tom retired from New Look in 2019 to focus on other entrepreneurial, investment, impact, and philanthropic activities. Tom was a Founding Member of the Social Impact Investment Taskforce that aims at growing the social impact investment market. He is a member and was previously Chairman, of the UK Advisory Council for the British Asian Trust. He is also a founder of UK charity The Pakhar Foundation and remains highly active as a philanthropist and social investor.
PARTNER VERTEX VENTURES
Mr. Piyush Kharbanda joined Vertex in 2016 and is focusing on opportunities in India.
Prior to Vertex, he spent five years investing across sectors with Multiples, a leading India based mid-market fund, where he was involved in investments through portfolio management and exit. Before that, Piyush worked with Alvarez and Marsal on performance improvement and strategy consulting assignments.
Piyush holds an MBA from the Indian Institute of Management in Ahmedabad, and a Bachelors in Electronics and Communications from the Delhi College of Engineering, Delhi.
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, Licious, 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.
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.
HWEE LIM WONG
Head, Digital International at CapitaLand
Hwee Lim is the Head, Digital International at CapitaLand with more than 20 years of Enterprise Digital and IT Strategy experience. Hwee Lim was Head of Group Business Solution and Systems and Head, Corporate Development before taking up the Digital role. Prior to joining CapitaLand, Hwee Lim was Managing Director of Accenture Singapore, Communications, Media and Technology (CMT) Industry. He holds a degree in civil engineering from National University of Singapore and is based in Singapore.
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.