Flipkart’s Chief People Officer, Mekin Is Quitting To Focus On Non-Profit Initiative

Flipkart’s chief people officer, Mekin Maheshwari is leaving the company to pursue education related not-for-profit initiative. He joined Flipkart in 2009.

“The clarity that—I would like to measure my life in terms of positive impact created on peopleMekin-Maheshwarihas been increasing. As part of Flipkart—we’ve made this happen to a massive extent – for our customers, sellers & employees. But, as I think ahead – I realise that there are more critical problems for people in India that stay unsolved, some of which can not be solved with a for-proft mindset.

I believe education is 1 such area—where there are a dozen odd massive challenges—that are worth attempting to solve. Education also has a long term & far-reaching impact – something thats important to me, as I sit & worry about how the world today is mostly working for short term & selfish economic maximization [Mekin’s blogpost]. “

Mekin will move into an advisory role at Flipkart, post the transition.

Recently, InMobi’s Chief Revenue Officer Atul Satija too quit the company to start his non-profit initiative.

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