Piyush Kumar Chowhan

An alumni of Surat’s National Institute of Technology and Bhubaneshwar’s Xavier Institute of Management, Piyush began his career as a consultant for Tata Infotech, developing and deploying IT supply chain solutions for clients in for two and half years. He joined Wipro in 2001 as a Program Manager, where once again he was involved in supply chain management for clients in India and USA. He was promoted to Supply Chain Consultant where he gained insight into planning and execution of systems like i2 and Highjump.

In 2006, Piyush moved to Tesco as Lead of Program Delivery Manager where he led the delivery of various IT retail capabilities across 13 countries where the brand functioned. After seven years, he shifted to SanDisk as Senior Manager, where he setup and led the business analytics team to support channel management for its retail and OEM business. He was also responsible for building capability in channel financial management and analytics and delivering solutions for its worldwide operations.

In 2014, he joined Walmart Labs India as Director – Strategy, Analytics and Services, where he identified business opportunities, set strategies, assembled cross-functional teams, and managed resources to achieve results using analytics and process engineering practices. His team identified complex problems and identified solutions based on progressive process standards, Lean Six Sigma, etc.

In 2016, Piyush joined Arvind Lifestyle Brands Ltd, where in his current capacity as Sr VP and CIO, he is responsible for IT strategy, ensuring business value for IT projects and development of tech resources.