Shobhit is currently working as head, MPL Sports, a young sports and apparel brand launched by MPL and currently the Indian Kit Sponsors and official merchandise partner. Shobhit with his team is leading MPL Sports to create a sizeable sports merchandising and a D2C brand in India and other global markets. In the last 5 months, MPL Sports has already launched a wide quality yet affordable assortment.
Shobhit has worked in various capacities across management consulting and industries such as retail, consumer goods and internet. He started his career at A.T. Kearney as a management consultant. He then worked in the corporate strategy team of Arvind Limited and later established and led in a P&L role of its Arvind’s omni-channel retail business – NNNOW.com. He also served as Director, Corporate Development at Ola, to drive inorganic growth – M&A, investment decisions and new category initiatives for the group. In his most recent role, he was working as AVP, Strategy at Disney to lead cross-functional strategy initiatives at Star Sports and project manage Disney+ Hotstar Indonesia launch
Shobhit graduated from IIT Bombay with a Dual Degree in Mechanical Engineering in 2011.