Walker Edison, a provider of RTA furniture in the eCommerce space, announced the promotion of Sharat Alankar to Chief Growth Officer.
Sharat joined Walker Edison in 2020 as Vice President of Strategy & Analytics. For the past year, Sharat led Walker Edison’s Strategy & Program Management, Business Intelligence, Data Science and Data Engineering teams. The newly formed Growth division will include his current organization and several new departments: Technology, Customer Experience, Product Development and Marketing.
Sharat is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he studied Electrical Engineering. He began his career in finance at JP Morgan before co-founding Origin, a fintech marketplace based in London. Before coming to Walker Edison, he led Marketplace Strategy & Operations at Walmart eCommerce, where he also held positions in Analytics within Jet.com prior to the Walmart acquisition and Corporate Innovation with Store No 8, Walmart’s incubation arm.
Walker Edison CEO, Brad Bonham, said of this announcement, “We are excited for this new role for Sharat as we continue to grow as an organization. Sharat has been an outstanding addition to the Walker Edison team for the past year, and we are looking forward to the continued progress and growth this will bring!”
About Walker Edison: Since its establishment in 2006, Walker Edison has become a leading partner and drop-ship solution for the biggest names in e-commerce. Driven by data, we strive to cultivate a culture that inspires our customers to Live Outside the Box™ with innovative furniture. Walker Edison is a global organization with operations in Brazil, Asia, the UK, and Germany. For more information, visit walkeredison.com.
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