An engineering graduate from University of Mysore with over four decades of experience in various industries including sugar industry with an entrepreneurial experience of over a decade.
An IIT Madras Alumni with an MBA from M/s Jamnalal Bajaj Institute (JBIMS) with over three decades of experience in various industries including the Tata group. The last assignment was with M/s Walchandnagar Industries Ltd as their Sr. Vice President (Boiler & Energy Business).
A double Ph.D. in agricultural sciences with over 3 decades of experience in the field of Agricultural Development in India and Abroad. His last assignment was with the University of Agricultural Sciences at Bengaluru as Director of Extension.