Neelima Burra is the Chief Strategy and Transformation Officer at Luminous Power Technologies. At Luminous, she is steering the company onto strategic innovation and business transformation pathway for propelling the organisation to greater market dominance in the energy space. In a career spanning over 20 years, Neelima has emerged as the leading voice in Indian business landscape. She has been recognized as a top influential women leader in India by Femina as well as amongst the 100 Most Influential Marketing Leaders by the World Marketing Congress.
Neelima has consistently driven organisations towards business excellence in diverse sectors, including Hospitality, FMCG, IT & Consumer Electronics, OTC, and Consumer Durables. Her extensive experience encompasses both the Indian market and specific markets across Asia. Before joining Luminous, she was at the Oberoi Group, as EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, successfully leading its business revival amidst Covid-19 challenges. She was also the Co-founder of Ganymede Business Ventures, spearheading the world’s largest ‘Food on Street’ service chain. Her previous experiences include managing leadership positions and key roles in HP, Cargill, Usha International, Whirlpool Corp and Britannia.
With her profound understanding of strategy, marketing, sales, and operations within the consumer goods space and services industry, Neelima is playing a pivotal role in transforming the brand while driving growth and profitability. With sustainability being a subject close to her heart, she is known driving organizational restructuring and for implementing ROI-driven conscious business strategies.
Beyond her professional achievements, Neelima nurtures a deep passion for gardening and embarks on solo travel adventures. Her love for food, particularly street food, inspired her to launch her own food tech startup. As a mother to a daughter and proud owner of two delightful pet dogs named Bruno and Kiro, she finds immense joy and fulfilment in nurturing her loved ones.