Vice President & Managing Director GoDaddy, India
Nikhil leads strategy, business growth, operations and customer care for GoDaddy in India as its Vice President & Managing Director. In his role at the world’s leading platform dedicated to small businesses, Nikhil is passionate about helping small businesses and entrepreneurs establish and grow their ventures.
Nikhil has over two decades of international and India experience in corporate strategy, marketing, business development, and finance. He brings extensive experience operating in emerging markets, along with deep insights on challenges confronting small and micro businesses as they look for growth and to build compelling businesses.
Prior to his current role at GoDaddy India, Nikhil was the Head of Operations for Asia and India General Manager for WeWork, a fast growing global start-up. At WeWork, Nikhil was responsible for Asia operations which included India, Hong Kong, China, South Korea and Australia. Prior to joining WeWork, Nikhil was the Managing Director at Intuit India, where he was responsible for implementing Intuit’s India business strategy, strengthening partnerships and capitalizing on social, mobile and global market trends. Prior to Intuit, Nikhil was Vice President at Laureate Education where he was instrumental in launching operations in Asia which included India and Malaysia. Previous roles included executive management roles in North America at ADP, Delphi Automotive and CBS Television. Additionally Nikhil was based in Central Asia where he worked with USAID and IFC working on projects across a couple of verticals
Nikhil holds a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Thunderbird School of Global Management, Arizona, as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration Degree in Accounting and Finance from Hofstra University, New York. Having spent time in Russia and Central Asia managing public education projects, Nikhil also holds a Diploma in Russian language from Moscow Institute
Nikhil is based out of New Delhi, and his other interests include running marathons, triathlons, obstacle and adventure sports, traveling and exploring new destinations.