Board of Directors
Meet the industry veterans who are the guiding forces in our journey!
V V Ranganathan - Co-Founder & Chairman
V V Ranganathan is a the Chairman at Compassites. A successful finance professional, he was on the supervisory board of Ernst & Young. Mr. Ranganathan was the Country Leader for Strategic Growth Markets and Country Head for Quality & Risk Management of the firm. He co-founded the "Entrepreneur of The Year" award and was on the founding team of the "World Entrepreneur of The Year" at Monte Carlo. He also is a director on the board of Rural Shores and a trustee and member of the governing board of Bharti Foundation.
Naveen Lakkur - Co-Founder & Director
Naveen Lakkur is co-founder & Director at Compassites. Naveen has a track record of 5 successful IT start-up initiatives in his professional career. He is an expert in building IT start-ups and has demonstrated his proficiency in innovating, validating and converting ideas into working business models. He has participated in 30+ successful ideations. He has also gained experience from large enterprises such as Wipro and Digital. Over time, he has donned several roles: Software Engineer, Business Analyst, Project Manager, Program Manager, Head of Technology Delivery, Vice-President Strategic Initiatives and CEO. "Converting Creative Concepts into Commerce with Compassion" is a one line intro of Naveen Lakkur.You can visit his personal site here.
Murali Vullaganti - Co- Founder & Director
Mr. Murali, is a technology professional and is also the Chief Architect, Co-Founder and CEO of Rural Shores, a technology enabled business enterprise that assimilates rural India into the knowledge economy. Rural Shores has won many awards for being innovative and at the recent Edison Awards ceremony in New York, the citation said “It's exciting to see companies like RuralShores continuing Thomas Edison's legacy of challenging conventional thinking”.
Rajesh Setty - Co-Founder & Director
Rajesh is an entrepreneur and a business alchemist. His mission in life is to help bring new ideas to life, with love. His core belief is that while good ideas matter, the magic really is in amplifying them. Raj has co-founded a number of technology companies and a publishing company over the last few years. He consults and speaks on the topic of leverage, the secret ingredient that will bring an unfair competitive advantage for any company. You can check out the companies that Raj has been involved with here. You can follow him on his blog here or on Twitter at @RajSetty
David Moxam - Director
David Moxam is a leading industry voice on advanced authentication technologies. He is the co-founder and Chairman of Malibu IQ. David is a successful entrepreneur with extensive experience in bringing advanced technologies to market. His expertise includes working in a senior executive capacity with a Fortune 500 Global leader and leading a small company through a period of dynamic growth as it established itself as a pioneer and a leader in a newly established industry. David was recognized as an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year for Technology in 2006.
Jnan Dash - Director
Jnan Dash is a technology visionary and executive consultant in the Silicon Valley. Jnan is a well-known expert in the software industry. Prior to joining Oracle in 1992, he spent 16 years at IBM in various positions including development of the DB2 family of products and in charge of IBM's database architecture. Jnan is a frequent speaker at global industry forums on the future of software technology.
C. Srinivas - Director
A social entrepreneur, and a trustee of one of India’s largest public charities, he has dedicated his life in supporting the provision of free health care, education and drinking water to the poor. He has played a key role in the conceptualization and execution of many of these projects since 1978 such as Sri Sathya Sai University and several water projects providing potable water in rural India. He is currently engaged in building a number of rural based hospitals in northern India.
RVS Rao - Director
Mr. R. V. S. Rao is an independent Director on the board of many well known companies in India. He has over 36 years of experience in the areas of banking and finance and was an Executive Director and member of the board of directors of Housing Development Finance Corporation Limited (HDFC Ltd). He lead the consultancy team which advised the National Development Bank of Sri Lanka in establishing it's mortgage finance business.
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