Lavanya R Nalli
Vice Chairman, Nalli Group

Ms Lavanya Nalli is the 5th Generation entrepreneur and Vice Chairman of Nalli Group. “Nalli” a brand synonymous with silk which was established in the year 1928.

Lavanya started her career with the Nalli Group – a $100M national retail chain – focusing on new business development and growth opportunities, retail store operations, and private-label. She launched a sub-brand “Nalli Next” that penetrated untapped markets, and incubated a venture that empowered artisanal communities by bringing design-led products to market.

She then graduated with an MBA from Harvard Business School in 2011, and worked at McKinsey & Company in Chicago, advising CXOs of Fortune 500 companies on issues ranging from top-line growth and profit improvement initiatives, change management programs and multi-channel strategy. In 2013, she moved to India as VP in one of the leading ecommerce companies. In late-2015 she returned to the Nalli Group, and is presently heading the ecommerce and omni channel platform.