Gopal Krishnan heads the Category Development & Customer Acquisition / Retention Engineering teams @WalmartLabs Bangalore. He is a seasoned technology leader and has over two decades of experience working in diverse areas in technology & product development. Prior to @WalmartLabs, he was at Adchemy – where he was instrumental in redefining the products, architecture and technologies addressing the SEM space for retailers. Before Adchemy, Gopal spent many years at Yahoo building & engineering very high performance and highly scalable platforms for Yahoo Messenger.
Our company’s purpose is our reason for being. It drives all our business decisions and actions. It is the guiding philosophy we are proud to communicate. By bringing together online, mobile, and social with our 11,000+ stores around the world, Walmart is creating a seamless experience for customers to shop in a way that’s most convenient for them—anytime and anywhere. When you combine our unmatched assets in retail with our commitment to building best-in-class eCommerce capabilities, we’re positioned to serve customers in ways no one else can. The teams here are engaged in cutting edge engineering and process development to make Walmart operate more efficiently.
Balu Chaturvedula heads the Customer Promise Product and Engineering teams @WalmartLabs, Bangalore. His Organization focuses on all aspects of eSupply chain management, in-bound procurement to outbound delivery including returns and customer care. Balu has over two decades of experience in building engineering excellence products and top talented teams. Balu relocated to India recently after spending 20+years in Bay area and Singapore. Prior to joining @WalmartLabs, Balu was leading the Consumer Internet Platform group at Yahoo.
Sreekumar (Sree) heads HR at @WalmartLabs India and is a key part of the India Leadership team. He has been with @WalmartLabs for close to two years. Prior to Walmart, Sree was heading the HR function for Intuit in the Asia Pacific region. Sree has held leadership positions in organizations such as Yahoo! and Ariba during his career. Sree has over 18 years of experience in Human Resource Management spread across Strategic Business Partnering, Talent Acquisition, Compensation & Benefits Management, Performance Management and Operations.
Ashok Upadhya is the Senior Director – Legal, Ethics & Compliance at @WalmartLabs India. Ashok leads our efforts for @WalmartLabs and Walmart Global Sourcing India Private Limited. Ashok brings with him nearly 17 years of legal experience in areas such as contract management, corporate compliance, privacy and intellectual property management.
Emma heads Finance at @Walmartlabs India and has been with the Company for over three years. Emma has around 15 years of experience in different areas of financial accounting, reporting and audit. Prior to Walmart, she worked for NXP Semiconductors, where she held several positions including Global Controller for their Research division, FP&A @ Corporate Controls in Eindhoven and later with Country Finance at NXP India. Emma has also worked in different roles and different geographies with organizations such and Unilever and Deloitte during her career.