CEO, Kerala Startup Mission, India
A Management Professional with a technical background and two decades of experience in Industry/Infrastructure consulting, Public private partnerships and project/venture financing. Experienced in IT Industry, especially in the e-governance domain.
Has handled senior management portfolios in government as well as private organizations. Currently the CEO of KSUM and Director of ICFOSS and formerly the Special officer for IDZ , IIITK Pala and ICT Academy Kerala . Was the Director of Kerala State IT Mission and prior to that worked as the Chief operating officer of Vizhinjam port and Vice President and Head, PPP & Project Advisory of INKEL. Has handled varied roles like Deputy to Global head, Initial Learning Program, PMO Global ILP, Risk Officer, Quality manager, Audit &Compliance Manager and BDM – Kerala at Tata Consultancy Services.
Has worked as Assistant Director, Project Advisory in Opus Financial Services (investment Bank) and Vice President Projects in ICICI KINFRA Ltd. Has worked as District manager Bongeigaon, in FCI.
Holds a PhD in Project management from Faculty of Management Studies, University of Kerala, and Masters in Business Administration from Institute of management in Kerala and Bachelor of Technology in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering Trivandrum.
Other relevant information:
Certified Professional on Business Excellence Leadership Program (TQMS), ISO procedures, Lateral & systems thinking tools & Financing of Projects.
Awarded Young Innovator at Tata Consultancy Services on Innovation Day 2006 for process innovations.