Shireesh Joshi

Head – Strategic marketing, Godrej Group.

Shireesh Joshi, has been in charge of brands ranging from a few million dollars to several billion dollars in revenues covering all kinds of market positions – leaders, challengers or late entrants. He has worked in emerging and developed markets, and led businesses across life cycle stages from well before launch to those in advanced state of maturity with P&L responsibility.

In roles with Procter & Gamble, PepsiCo, Airtel and Godrej, he has managed multiple brands, geographies and market positions simultaneously and is well versed with portfolio management and dealing with strategic complexity. He has worked on businesses across India, China and South Asia, working with various cultures and languages and has 27 years of experience delivering successful results with organisations and teams of varying capability and scale.

An industry leader, he often speaks at industry conferences, serves on various marketing award juries and advises many startups.

Shireesh holds a B.Tech from IIT Kanpur, and an MBA from IIM Bangalore.