Bangalore, April 29, 2020: ShopX, the Retail Network company, has announced the appointment of Nitin Nohria, George F. Baker Professor of Administration and Dean of the Faculty at Harvard Business School to the organisation’s advisory board.
Nitin is the tenth dean of Harvard Business School, having served since July, 2010. He has taught courses across Harvard Business School’s MBA, PhD., and Executive Education programs. He has written 16 books. Nohria is the author of over 100 journal articles, book chapters, cases, working papers, and notes. He has served as an Advisor, Board Member, and Consultant to several large and small companies in different parts of the world.
Prior to joining the Harvard Business School faculty in July 1988, Nohria received his PhD. in Management from the Sloan School of Management, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B. Tech. in Chemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (which honoured him as a Distinguished Alumnus in 2007).
Says Nitin: “India in particular, and Asia as a whole, will be the next driver of the world’s economy. The need of the hour is for business models to emerge from this region that can become the blueprints for business and innovation in the years to come. I’m excited by the potential and current successes of ShopX in creating a model of inclusive commerce which I believe has the potential to become a model for commerce in emerging economies across the globe”
Adds Amit Sharma, Co-Founder and CEO, ShopX: “We’re honored and excited to have Dean Nohria associated with ShopX. As we execute on our vision to make digital commerce accessible to the next 400 million people in India through small retailers, Dean Nohria’s experience and wisdom will be invaluable.”