Prasanna Dhungel

Prasanna Dhungel

Prasanna Dhungel is Co-Founder and Managing Partner of GrowByData, an enterprise retail data platform that offers retailers, manufacturers and advertising agencies competitive data for merchandising, advertising, pricing, channel management and corporate strategy.

Dhungel drives the content marketing initiatives and this article. Prasanna launched GrowByData, has architected the firm’s data strategy and drives the growth. He has 20 plus years’ experience in big data. Previously, he was Vice President at Valence Health (now Evolent Health) and at D2Hawkeye (now Cotiviti Health). He has an MBA from Kellogg School of Management, MEng from Princeton University and BS with Honors from Cornell University.

Coronavirus Impacts on the Online Retail Industry

As coronavirus cases started surfacing in the U.S. earlier this year, many turned to the internet for information. Google search trend data from March 2020 showed a significant spike in the number of searches related to the coronavirus. With the number of cases rising and lockdowns throughout the world causing businesses to close their doors,…