Venu is a start-up specialist and runs a venture acceleration programme that helps early-stage start-ups build their ideas into sustainable businesses.
With more than sixteen years of experience as an entrepreneur and as a part of senior management at multinational corporations, he has keen insight into strategic initiatives and how they shape organisational goals and outcomes. As Country Manager for an emerging market real estate investment firm and Head of Corporate Development for a global industrial real estate investment leader, his roles have spanned corporate development, joint ventures and building execution teams.
Venu holds an MBA from INSEAD and his articles on business strategy have been featured by prominent global knowledge platforms. He is the author of “The Business Parables” and curates a large collection of stories from mythology, history and folklore that bear critical business lessons.