Vivek Gambhir is the Chief Strategy Officer of Godrej Industries.
Vivek joined Godrej Industries in 2009. He is responsible for enhancing the strategic capabilities within the group companies, guiding overall group strategy, conducting portfolio analysis, advising mergers and acquisitions and leading special projects.
Prior to joining the Godrej Group, Vivek was a partner at Bain & Company, a global management consulting firm. He has worked with Bain in Boston, Singapore and New Delhi. He is a founding member of Bain’s consulting operations in India. Vivek led the Consumer Goods and the Technology, Telecommunications & Media Practices in India. He also oversaw the Organizational Capability area for Bain in India.
Vivek has a MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS (Computer Science) and BA (Economics) from Lafayette College.
Vivek has written numerous columns for the Economic Times and Mint on a variety of issues such as organizational transformation, innovation, brand profitability and salesforce effectiveness. He was nominated by Business Today as one of India’s hottest young executives in 2009.
Along with his wife and two children, Vivek loves to travel to off-beat places. During weekends, Vivek enjoys playing tennis, cooking with his kids, eating at dhabas, and watching films.