Shefali is a marketing professional and has built several brands and scaled up early-stage businesses across Pepsico, Nokia, Max BUPA, and McCormick Kohinoor. She has worked as marketing capability consultant with Brand Learning Asia-Pacific (acquired by Accenture).
Shefali has been recognized among India’s top 50 women in marketing and awarded by the Confederation of Indian Industries for contributions towards the growth of health insurance in India. She is an honorary start-up mentor with a leading angel investing platform, Inflection Point Ventures & Founders Genie and honorary advisor at a UN SDG focused venture studio incorporated in Luxembourg.
Shefali currently works as a co-founder and managing Partner at Hearth Ventures. Hearth Ventures is a venture fund for India’s creative cultural and circular economy ventures, and they invest in SMEs with positive unit economics to create off-farm rural livelihood, making rural areas more self-sustaining and reduce dependence on urban migration.
Shefali calls herself as a amateur play reader and is a part of a Gurgaon based play reading group since 2016. She enjoys playing board games.