The Rise of the 3rd Force in Retail: Social Commerce

Ajith Sankaran

Senior Vice President at Course5 Intelligence

Ajith has over 21 years of experience in analytics, market intelligence and business consulting, and manages delivery for Course5’s analytics and insights businesses leading a team of over 500 analysts. Ajith focuses on building world class delivery teams that provide lasting business value to Course5’s clients by bring in cutting edge technical skills, deep domain expertise and client services skills. Over the years he has been successful in working consultatively with Fortune 500 clients to assess their business challenges and then develop the right solutions for them leveraging people and advanced technologies.Prior to Course5, Ajith was the Head of Software and Services Research at IDC India, a Senior Consultant with Deloitte, and managed the business consulting team at MCG. Ajith has a Bachelor of Technology degree in Mechanical Engineering and an MBA in Marketing. He is a Certified Management Consultant (CMC), a certification awarded by the Institute of Management Consultants India, a member institute of International Council of Management Consulting Institutes (ICMCI).