Shailesh Naik is the Founder of S Code. He has over 6 years of experience as a General Manager and Head of ITC -echoupal – an innovative ICT initiative that connects over 5 million farmers to market. This initiative has been internationally recognized and awarded – UNIDO, Stockholm Challenge 2006, Ashoka – Changemakers ‘Health For All etc. over last one decade.

Shailesh has mentored and incubated various Social Marketing businesses serving the BOPcommunities in Agri Business, Rural Entrepreneurship and Health-care with specific domain experience in Supply Chain , Social Marketing Behaviour , Innovative Public Private Partnership Models and social business start-ups. He also has been rated as top speaker at several national and international conferences on topics related to design and implementation of unconventional BOP marketing and rural supply chain initiatives.

Shailesh is an engineer and management graduate by profession with added qualification insocial entrepreneurship from INSEAD – Singapore  He has over 18 years of experience across industries like financial services, FMCG and automobiles, managing diverse functions like production, sales and supply chain.