Ravishankar T N
Mr. Ravishankar T N is an Independent Consultant, COO, M5 Infosolutions Graduate in Computer Science with Post Graduate Diploma in Computers (NIIT), Business Management (IGNOU) and Independent Consultant in the field of Providing Business Solutions (software and automation), Facilitating start-ups to convert Idea to business (pragmatic approach). A Management and Software Professional, Cofounder and Chief Operating Officer M5 InfoSolutions, An Agritech Enterprise. Past Director at Mudra InfoTech Private Limited Providing Enterprise business solutions to varied industries including Manufacturing, Pharma, Supply Chain, ETPs and more. Past Business Partner and associate with NIIT, was operating Hassan Branch and was instrumental in establishing 45 computer centers in Government schools and operating them successfully for 5 years.
Aakarsh Naidu is a Startup Ecosystem Enabler and Founder of The Startupreneur, a social impact venture working towards building a comprehensive ecosystem for government, educational institutions and corporates to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. He was in charge of the Ecosystem and Strategic initiatives for one of India’s stop Startup Incubators – NSRCEL at IIM Bangalore. Following the great response for #TheStartupVideo on social media, Aakarsh now features in the Startup Video Series of #TheStartupreneur.
As a Startup Ecosystem Enabler, he has supported the foundation of various E-Cells and Incubators across the country. Aakarsh has been on the advisory/jury panel of the Global Startup Awards, Small Enterprise Business Awards, and Startup Karnataka’s Elevate 100 Programme. He has also participated in the unveiling of the Startup India Action Plan in Delhi and NITI Aayog’s Incubator Conference.
Aakarsh Naidu is a regular speaker on startups and has presented on platforms like Asia Pacific Week, NITI Aayog (AIM), Headstart, Nasscom, Startup Asia Berlin, British Council, and Bosch to name a few. He is also a mentor at The Founder Institute, World Resources Institute (WRI), IB Hubs and Catalyst for Women Entrepreneurs (CWE). He has been covered in various national and international media outlets like Financial Times, Business Because, International Finance Magazine, Les Echos France, The Good Life, Small Enterprise Magazine, Bangalore Mirror, Times of India, Silicon India, and The Berlin Senate’s Newsletter.