Shivaram is a much sought after Mentor, Consultant, Trainer 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 includes 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.