Shivaram is a much sought after Retail Trainer, Mentor, Consultant and Speaker across multiple industry platforms. He founded Retail Gurukul in 2012 as a Consulting & Training company. Shivaram has since helped and continues to help retailers and manufacturers, significantly improve their business performance across various metrics.
He was earlier Tanishq’s Head of All India Merchandising, Training and Regional Sales for many years. His other experience include stints in Exports, Watches, Pharma and Projects businesses across India.
He has a B.Tech in Chemical Engineering from Regional Engineering College, Warangal and a PG Diploma in International Trade from The Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi.
He is also a regular columnist for the Retail Jewellery magazine sharing this knowledge and expertise. He is also an author of handbooks for the Store Manager and Assistant Store Manager roles for the jewellery industry. Since late 2016, Shivaram has expanded his learning into Digital Marketing also and regularly uses Facebook Live and other e-learning tools to connect with his clients.