Shashikant Shimpi

VP and Country Head, Dentsu World Services, India

Shashikant Shimpi

VP and Country Heade
Dentsu World Services, India


With over 2 decades of experience in delivering large programs for global clients in FMCG, Automotive, Retail & Finance, Shashi is leading the centre of excellence for delivering high quality creative, technology & commerce services to clients globally. Having started his career as a Software Analyst and donning versatile roles like Business Analyst, Program Manager, Delivery head and the Country head, Shashi brings in a wealth of experience in helping clients to solve their core problems and achieving their digital roadmap. His operational acumen in managing large global teams is commendable. He is driven about creating hand-picked teams and honing the in-house talent. For this reason, he takes keen interest in devising best employee practices and listening to the most important voice – the voice of the employees. He also oversees the marketing and branding function at dentsu World Services and emphasizes the power of creating a trusted Employer Brand. He is an ardent supporter of Employee Advocacy and tapping its authentic to build a more humane and employee-friendly brand. Shashi, along with IWS team has created major impact for clients like Adidas, Shiseido, Sony, Zwilling with significant increase in online revenue, conversion, and site performance. Under his leadership, IWS team have successfully launched 250+ commerce sites, delivered 600+ digital transformation programs for 100+ clients worldwide.

Shashi has been a keynote speaker for various conferences organized by Adobe, Salesforce, NASSCOM, etc. He is very passionate about emerging technologies and has organized 10+ hackathons, 20+ meet-ups and 20+ tech hurdles for Tech community.



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