CSO, Raghavendra Prasad:
A B Tech from IIT, Madras and MBA from IIM Bangalore, Raghavendra Prasad, has a long track record of building successful businesses. Prior to co-founding GAP Miners he was the Managing Director of Wifin Technologies Pte Ltd, Singapore - a mobile applications development company that has been funded by a Singapore based investment company and nominated by NASSCOM as one of the Showcase Companies for IT Innovation in India. He also served as the Chief Executive Officer of Agri Science Park at ICRISAT where new agri-bio ventures are nurtured.
He has worked in areas of Projects and Profit Centre Management in companies like Crompton Greaves Ltd, S&S Power Switchgear Ltd and BHEL. He was the Founder - Executive Director of PSG-Science & Technology Entrepreneurial Park, Coimbatore, which was chosen as the 'Best S&T Park/ Technology Business Incubator in the Country' by Dept of Science & Technology in 2002 in only its third year of operation. PSG-STEP, under his leadership assisted more than 80 technology ventures.
Raghavendra Prasad is presently pursuing his Ph.D. in Management Studies from the University of Hyderabad. He has also been an active member/ chair of various panels of CII and has delivered talks in various national and international forums on "Strategic Management", "Science & Technology" and "New Venture Creation".