Pankaj Vermai is a serial entrepreneur. He is the CEO and founder of Clovia Lingerie. Clovia is a full stacked lingerie brand that controls every aspect of the supply chain, which focuses on providing holistic experience from mind to wardrobe to their customer.
Pankaj is an alumnus of a prestigious, renowned institution IIT, Delhi, from where he pursued his Bachelors’s in Technology and went on to complete his Masters as well in the same field. He was very involved in the campus and actively participated in multiple events, festivals, and societies.
Pankaj is an accomplished professional with expertise of around 20 years. He landed his first job at GlobalLogic as a part of the initial engineering team in 2002. In 2004 he acquired and co-founded Seeknet Technologies and the following year he joined Tribalfusion Inc. as Director of Engineering. In 2006 he co-founded Vriti and became the CSO. Vriti grew into one of the leading players of its time in online education, wining Deloitte Fast 50 for 2010/2011 & Red Herring Asia 100 for 2011. This e-learning portal hosted solution utilized by over 1.5 million students. He became the CEO of Mountain Apollo India in 2012 an initiative of Mountain Partners AG Zurich. Three years later he found Clovia in 2012, which today is one of the leading lingerie brands in India. His work at Clovia has been remarkable, this brand sells a unit every six seconds through its multiple channels. Clovia has gained recognition under Pankaj’s leadership and has won many awards and accolades, including Super Start-up Asia 2018, and India Retail Awards 2019. Pankaj was awarded the Young Entrepreneur Award by Business World.
Pankaj actively participates in mentoring and advising budding entrepreneurs, industry personnel, and startups on the internet, mobile, e-com, consumer, and ed-tech space. His work can be read on technology blogs on team building, scale, and business strategy. He is a theatre enthusiast and performs in the Professional Theatre Circle. As an entrepreneur Pankaj’s life changes like a spark, he may start his day at one end of the pole and finish at the other, but on weekends he spends time with his son.