Abhishek Rathore

Head of Product Management, Search and Discovery Platform

Abhishek is Product Management Leader @ Rakuten, one of the world’s pre-eminent Digital and Internet franchises (E-Commerce, Travel, Fintech, Digital Content) with $18.5 billion+ Market Cap and offices across Japan, Paris, Barcelona, London, California and Bangalore.

Abhishek has an interesting mix of experience having worked in a disruptive startup in the fast-growing Indian eCommerce ecosystem to a huge but slow-moving Japanese consumer Internet industry. He was the first Product Manager in the eCommerce business of Snapdeal and worked there for almost 5 years before joining Rakuten in Tokyo.

Having built and led the Product organization in Snapdeal for half a decade, he has now started working to improve the consumer perception of Rakuten in an ageing, declining but very big eCommerce market of Japan.

Abhishek holds an M.B.A. in Systems and Marketing from IIM Lucknow – India’s premier educational institution, and a B.Tech in Computer Sc. and Engg. from BIT Mesra, Ranchi (India).