The Rotary Club of Madras East (RCME), one of the premium Clubs in Chennai, presented the “Woman Entrepreneur of the Year” award to Ms. Lakshmi Potluri, Start Up Advisor and former Co-Founder, Jabong .com.
The Chief Guest was Shri Manikam Ramaswami, Chairman and Managing Director, Loyal Textile Mills Ltd. Rtn. Jayanthi Govindan, President, Rtn. Ravi Venkatramani, Director, Vocational Service and Rtn. Babu Krishnamoorthy, Secretary, RCM East were also present.
Ms. Potluri, has almost a decade of global experience in technology/finance/retail/ecommerce & management and an expert in digitizing and scaling businesses.
Ms. Potluri has successfully co-founded jabong.com, one of India’s largest lifestyle online store. During her leadership, Jabong rocketed to be the number one online lifestyle destination in a short span of 9 months.
Prior to that, Lakshmi worked in the Securities Division of Goldman Sachs, Hong Kong and was instrumental in launching cross asset structured products for the India Market. Prior to Goldman Sachs, Lakshmi was a senior consultant at many of IBMs global offices for almost 6 years. During her tenure at IBM she filed ~ 22 US patents in the areas of pervasive technologies and has co-authored 2 books in the Life-sciences & Telecom sectors.