Shankar is an Engineering Graduate from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, and is a Post Graduate in Business Administration from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta in the 18th batch. After college, Shankar joined Pond’s (India) Ltd. (now part of Hindustan Unilever Ltd) as Management Trainee in 1983. During a five year stint at Pond’s, … Continue reading SHANKAR V – ACSYS INVESTMENTS PVT. LTD

R Ramaraj is a serial entrepreneur who has been involved in ventures in IT cellular and Internet. His last venture was Sify, where he was the Co-Founder and CEO, and was the first Indian Internet Company from India to list on NASDAQ National Market in the US (NASDAQ –SIFY).He was recognized as the ‘Evangelist of … Continue reading RAMARAJ R – ELEVAR ADVISORS PVT LTD

K Mahalingam (Mali) is Partner / Director at TSM Group of companies and a member of The Chennai Angels. A Chemical Engineer from REC Trichy and a MBA from IIM Calcutta, Mali joined the family business in January 1988. TSM then was a single location car dealership in Chennai, employing around 10 people and selling … Continue reading K MAHALINGAM (MALI) – TSM GROUP OF COMPANIES

Padma Chandrasekaran is an angel investor actively seeking opportunities to invest in promising young startups. She has worked in senior and executive level positions for 18 years in the for-profit and 8 years in the non-profit and research sectors in India and abroad. Padma’s private sector experience (1984-2003) followed a standard gradient of developer, manager, … Continue reading PADMA CHANDRASEKARAN – ANGEL INVESTOR

Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan is a technology industry professional, with over 30 years of experience in Europe, India, and the United States. Lakshmi’s leadership experience includes corporate governance, customer relationship management, and organization strategy. As a founding member of Cognizant, Lakshmi has been responsible for providing leadership for the company’s high-touch customer relationship and delivery excellence … Continue reading LAKSHMI NARAYANAN – COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS

MBA from a premier Management Institute at Calcutta. (IIMC) Born in Calcutta, College in Bombay, worked in Delhi and Chennai. Professional. Coca Cola Export Corporation, New Delhi. (Employee) Nestle Products India Ltd, New Delhi. (Employee) Rediffusion Advertising, Chennai.(Employee) Gum India Ltd, Chennai.(Confectionery).(Promotor.) In its time, the company was the market leader in the gum business … Continue reading NARAYANAN R – NETT 10 DIGITAL LTD.

Mr Mehta is the Director of Dr Mehta’s Hospitals (India’s Oldest Private Hospital) and Director of the Atlas Family Office.  Passionate around innovation and investing, Sam is the co-founder of India Home Health Care, Health Sensei, Atlas Advisory (enterprise accelerator), Everonn Medical Education (Health Education JV), and participates on various national healthcare and education committees.  … Continue reading SAMEER MEHTA – DR. MEHTA CHILDRENS HOSPITALS

Rajeev is a first generation entrepreneur and Angel investor in technology start-ups. He along with his brother built one of India’s largest Security, Safety & Building Automation companies, which was acquired by Siemens. Subsequently, they are focusing their efforts on technology businesses for the Building & Transportation verticals, with a presence in Australia, India, Ireland, … Continue reading RAJEEV MECHERI – MECHERI SMART CAPITAL PVT., LTD.

Girish is the founder and CEO of Freshdesk, a global leader in customer support software. He has over 16 years of experience in product management and is passionate about building technology products with intuitive user experiences. Girish is a member of The Chennai Angels. Prior to founding Freshdesk, Girish was the VP of Product Management … Continue reading GIRISH MATHRUBOOTHAM – Freshworks