Ravindra Sannareddy is the Founder – Managing Director of Sri City, the largest Integrated Business City in South India. Sri City is home to over 100 globally known companies from 25 countries like Isuzu, Cadbury, PepsiCo, Alstom, Colgate Palmolive, Danieli, Kellogg’s, Kobelco and many more. Ravi, as the founder (Chairman) of Megasoft, had an extensive story of transforming it into a trans-national Intellectual Property driven product-based technology company that focuses on the growing Telecom sector.
He is the founding Chairman of the ASSOCHAM Southern Regional Council. In addition he is in several committees of CII and is an active national level member of FICCI. Ravi personifies the success story of a young first generation entrepreneur who has his roots in an agricultural rural background and who has grown his personal stature as well as his businesses to immense international scale and size in a very short period of time. As a “son of the soil”, Ravi amalgamated his extensive experience gained by living and doing business abroad with his strong roots in the local communities in creating Sri City, a striking example of new urbanism in India.
He is currently on a mission to make Sri City, as the destination for the best companies of the world. Sri City has a world class infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities for a company to start their operation from any point of its life cycle. Sri City will be home to more than 350 Global Companies and would provide 200,000 employment opportunities and is slated to be home to an estimated 500,000 people over the next few years.
He holds an M.S.E Degree in Environmental Engineering from the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA and an M.S. Degree in Water Resources Management from Utah State University, Logan, Utah, USA and a B.S. Degree in Civil Engineering from National Institute of Technology (formerly REC), Tiruchirapalli.