Murali is Co-Founder, Director and Chief Mentor of RuralShores. He was formerly Managing Director of Xansa India, responsible for IT and BPO operations.Prior to Xansa, Murali was associated with EDS Asia Pacific, as Regional Director. He has been a strategy advisor to a number of IT and ITES companies in India and overseas. He held several senior executive positions at large IT and BPO organizations in USA and Singapore. He is also founding director of Compassites Software, a technology ideation company, headquartered in Bangalore. He is Vice Chairman, NASE(National Association of Social Enterprises), India.
Ram is Co-Founder of RuralShores. He is former President and CIO of Essar Group, one of the largest industrial conglomerates in India.He was CIO of HDFC Bank since its inception in 1994. He also served as a director on the boards of a number of companies, including HDFC Bank affiliates SolutionNET India Private Ltd, Flexcel International Private Ltd, and Softcell Technologies Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Technology degree in Electrical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras and a Postgraduate Diploma in Management from the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Srinivasan is Co-Founder of RuralShores. He founded Dawn Consulting and he has worked at Wipro Finance as Vice President, Marketing and with SRFHe advises clients in the areas of strategic finance, strategic planning advice for startups, Consulting, Venture Capital & Private Equity investments for corporates and Mergers & Acquisitions. Prior to joining Dawn Consulting, Srinivasan has worked at Wipro Finance as Vice President, Marketing, SRF in various corporate functions and at Wimco and Pressmetal Corp.
Ranganathan is one of the Co-Founders of RuralShores. He is on the advisory and governing board of The Bharti Foundation (Airtel). He is also Co-Founder and Chairman of Compassites. He has worked with Ernst & Young as a senior partner. He has contributed significantly to study and research on the subject of entrepreneurship and has published extensively on the subject. He is now associated with a number of social projects driven by social entrepreneurs.
Sujatha is a passionate entrepreneur and pioneer of domestic BPO. She founded MMC Infotech, a domestic focused BPO company and successfully built into a large organization. Based in Chennai, MMC boasts of a number of marquee financial institutions among its clients. She is also the key architect of the model Rural BPO centre in Puttaparthi, known as SAISEVA.
Sudhakar is Chairman and MD of Mastek, an organization delivering strategic technology programs and platforms that enable their clients achieve business innovation and transformation. He was CIO of Rediffusion Dentsu Young & Rubicam. He is an MBA from Indian Institute of Management, Kolkata.