Shivani joined Charlesbank as an advisory director in 2018 to partner with portfolio company CEOs to accelerate growth and drive digital transformation. Shivani focuses on three key areas: eCommerce and digital marketing, analytics and technology. She also leads the cybersecurity initiatives across the firm. She joined from a Charlesbank portfolio company, FullBeauty Brands, where she served as executive vice president and chief digital officer. Previously, she was an operating adviser for Apax Partners leading the digital practice. Prior to Apax, she was multichannel director of New Look, driving a turnaround for the fashion business. She has held senior management roles and directorships at a host of major brands in the US and Europe, including Microsoft, Starbucks, Amazon, Expedia and Voyages-SNCF – Expedia’s joint venture with the French national train operator.
Shivani lives in New York City. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing, sailing and diving. She is also a mentor for the Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship program and a guest lecturer at London Business School in the marketing and analytics departments.
University of Pennsylvania – BA in economics
London Business School – MBA
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