Ashish Panjabi, Chief Operating Officer, Jacky’s Group of Companies

Ashish Panjabi, CEO, Jacky’s Group of Companies

In this episode, Ashutosh Garg engages in a conversation with Ashish Panjabi, CEO of Jacky’s Group of Companies. Ashish is a senior corporate leader based in Dubai.



In this episode, Ashutosh Garg engages in a conversation with Ashish Panjabi, CEO of Jacky’s Group of Companies. Ashish is a senior corporate leader based in Dubai.

Ashish talks about the three key milestones in his life. He reminisces about how the company started in the 1960s in Thailand and how it expanded. The professional shares the story of building Jacky’s into a global brand. He talks about his experiences doing work in Dubai.

Ashish draws a brief outline of the evolution of retail over years. He highlights the changes that happened with the oncoming of e-commerce. Ashish later talks about the values incorporated in his business. The illustrious CEO simplifies the process of hiring effectively. He analyses how millennials are revolutionizing retail.

Ashish defines success in a unique way. He talks about his sources of inspiration. He explains how he is rethinking his life in the post-pandemic world.

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Ashish Panjabi is the Chief Operating Officer of Jacky’s Business Solutions, the group’s end-to-end solutions provider for major companies and organisations in the region seeking efficient and effective visitor management, banking, robotics, 3D printing, education and graphics solutions. Ashish also runs Jacky’s Retail LLC, which operates Samsung Brand Shops across the UAE and is a partner in Cutting Edge Solutions FZE, a company focused on supplying high quality finishing products for the printing, manufacturing and fabrication industries. Ashish is a Board Member and President-Elect for the UAE Chapter of TiE (The Indus Entrepreneur), where the focus is on fostering entrepreneurship through mentoring, networking, education, funding and incubation.

Ashish is also a Board Member of the Dubai Computer Group (DCG) which represents the interests of the computer Industry in the city of Dubai and is formed under the auspices of the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Ashish is a Past President of the Entrepreneur’s Organization (EO) UAE Chapter and served on several regional and global roles in EO.

In addition, Ashish was the founder and the Chair for the UAE for Global Student Entrepreneurship Awards (GSEA) in 2017, a worldwide competition that helps recognise the next generation of student entrepreneurs. He is currently a member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO) MENA One Chapter. Ashish is also involved in various mentorship activities, as a Tech Mentor at in5 Tech and at Techstars, which is a seed accelerator.

A resourceful speaker, Ashish has also been invited in several forums and exhibitions to speak on
consumer retail industry, technology trends and consumer behaviour in the Middle East. Ashish holds a Bachelor in Science with specialisation in Finance, Investments and Economics from Babson College,
USA. Ashish has also attended executive education programs at the London Business School, Stanford
University’s Graduate School of Business and is a graduate from the EO Leadership Academy.

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